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Copy of Lianghui and Foreign Investment Law Outlook Breakfast

March 7, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

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Thursday March 7th 07:30 – 09:00 / 2019年3月7号 (周四) – 07:30 – 09:00


The Opposite House / 瑜舍

Dear Members and Friends of SwissCham,

The annual National People Congress of People’s Republic of China (NPC) will be hosted from March 5th. On the day, China’s Premier Li Keqiang will present the Work Report of Government which will give signals of the Central Government’s plans for the coming year. As 2019 is the penultimate year of China achieving the Goal of Completing the Building of a Moderately Prosperous Society in all Respects, the Work Report will outline China’s policy in what is an essential year for the country’s future.

A highlight of this year’s NPC will be the review of China’s new foreign investment law draft stipulated by the NPC Standing Committee on January 30. Once adopted, the law will replace three existing laws on foreign ventures, marking a new phase for a more open Chinese market to the world.

SwissCham Beijing, in collaboration with AustCham, BenCham China, Finnish Business Council Beijing, SwedCham China, CCI France Chine and EU SME Centre, invites you to join us as our expert speakers give a close reading of the 2019 Work Report of Government and its indication of Chinese economic trends, along with the latest analysis of China’s foreign investment law.

With best regards,

Your SwissCham Team


Philippa Jones

Philippa is a regulatory and trade policy specialist and managing director of China Policy with over 30-year experience in China-related research and policy development. From 2004-9 Philippa was senior advisor at the EU-China Trade Project (EUCTP). She is also a former member of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and served as trade policy specialist at Beijing’s Australian Embassy.

Richard Bartlett

Richard is a lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons’s Beijing office, and specialises in outbound cross-border finance including project finance and acquisition finance. Prior to joining KWM he also spent several years as in-house counsel, including two years in China, with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia where his practice areas included corporate and retail banking law, M&A, labour law, IT law and dispute resolution as well as project management, people management, reputation and brand protection and business strategy development.


Member: RMB 250
Non-Member: RMB 350


07:30 – 08:00 Registration
08:00 – 09:00 Speech


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March 7, 2019
7:30 am - 9:00 am

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