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ChinaTalk brings you the latest knowledge on the economy, social issues, management, and politics of China and East Asia. Our guest interpret the current developments and trends in the Chinese economy, and predict global, regional and bilateral outcomes of political decisions. We will talk with Joerg Wuttke, the President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, about the impact of the pandemic on China's economy.

The online live meeting will be held in English. Free participation, registration required.

August 13
18:00 CEST (GMT+2)
online

ChinaTalk with Joerg Wuttke

The COVID-19 pandemic has gravely influenced the economy of many countries. China, which has been one of the fastest growing economies in the world, has been especially affected. What is the impact of the pandemic on the domestic and international businesses in China, the country where the pandemic has started? What is the current state of EU - China economic relations? What are China’s COVID-19 rescue packages and countermeasures? What are the long-term effects of the pandemic on China’s world economic standing? What is the current state of EU - China economic relations? What is the impact of US policies targeting China? What are the potential prospects and challenges for Polish economic engagement with China?

We will pose these questions to Joerg Wuttke, the President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. The meeting will be hosted by Associate Professor Marcin Jacoby, Head of the Department of Asian Studies at SWPS University, and Zbigniew Niesobędzki, Ph.D., President of the Polish Chinese Business Council - a partner of the ChinaTalk series.

ChinaTalk is a series of interviews with leading global experts on China and East Asia, produced jointly by the Polish Chinese Business Council (PCBC) and SWPS University.

 

About the ChinaTalk Series

ChinaTalk is a series of interviews with leading global experts on China and East Asia, produced jointly by the Polish Chinese Business Council (PCBC) and SWPS University. Interviews are hosted by PCBC President, Mr. Zbigniew Niesiobędzki, and Professor Marcin Jacoby, Head of the Department of Asian Studies at SWPS University.

ChinaTalk brings you the latest knowledge on the economy, social issues, management, and politics of China and East Asia. Our guest interpret the current developments and trends in the Chinese economy, and predict global, regional and bilateral outcomes of political decisions.

Chinese relations with the European Union, and Poland in particular, constitute an important context of these discussions. The expert insights provide valuable input for business practitioners, analysts, as well as researchers and students interested in macroeconomics and global trade.

Guest:

jeorg wuttke

 

 

Joerg Wuttke – Vice President and Chief Representative of BASF China, the largest producer and marketer of chemicals and related products, based in Beijing. Previous to joining BASF, Mr. Wuttke worked with ABB for 11 years. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Wuttke was the Chairman of the German Chamber of Commerce in China. He is the President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. Mr. Wuttke has been a member of the Advisory Board of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin, since it was established in 2013, He has lived and worked in the People's Republic for more than thirty years.

Hosts:

marcin jacoby

 

 

Associate Professor Marcin Jacoby – sinologist, translator, expert on socio-political processes in East Asia, particularly China and Republic of Korea. He is also Head of the Department of Asian Studies at SWPS University, where he teaches literature, art, and cultural diplomacy in China and East Asian.

zbigniew niesiobedzki

 

 

Zbigniew Niesiobędzki, Ph.D. – economist, who has had a successful career in the investment funds sector. Over the years, he worked for Deloitte, and served as board member and member of supervisory boards of many companies in the telecommunications, construction, and furniture sectors. Currently, he is President of the Polish Chinese Business Council.

Study Management and English with Chinese at SWPS Uniwersity in Warsaw

 

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