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Next Swedish Anders Wall scholar to China: Carl Johansson

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China has announced the next Anders Wall scholar winner. Carl Johansson, will from April 2018 spend a year working at the SwedCham office in Shanghai, reports the chamber. Carl is a young entrepreneur from Lidköping, Sweden, with a strong interest in art. He is very much looking forward to…

Finnish National Agency for Education in Hong Kong

Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education, Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen, has visited Shanghai and Hong Kong. In China there is an ever-growing interest towards the “Finnish education miracle”, further fueled by the recent high-level visits between the two countries. This visit by Mr. Heinonen – who was traveling together with a business delegation of…

New Board for Norwegian Business Association China

A new board was elected for the Norwegian Business Association China at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of 2018 on 7 March in Shanghai. “Norwegian Business Association China is an important partner for Norwegian companies and the Norwegian government in China,” said The Norwegian Ambassador to China, H.E. Mr. Geir O. Pedersen, in his opening…

Swedcham China International Women’s day seminar

On 7 March the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China held its ‘International Women’s day – Breakfast and Inspiring Talks’ event in Shanghai. The Chamber thanks everyone who came to this seminar to celebrate International Women’s day. “It was an inspiring and insightful morning! Also a big thanks to our guest speakers for sharing their…

Alibaba seeks links with seafood in Norway

One of the key goals for the Norwegian Deputy Minister of Fisheries, Roy Angelvik, is to establish the free trade agreement between Norway and China. And this may happen at a very convenient moment, because, according to Undercurrent News Chinas largest ecommerce company, Alibaba, is looking make links with the seafood industry – something that…

New direct flight route Shanghai – Stockholm with China Eastern

The number of long-haul flights from Stockholm Arlanda Airport continues to grow as China Eastern launches the first direct route between Stockholm and Shanghai on June 16 this summer. There is high demand for non-stop service to and from China, both among business and leisure travellers. Over the past decade, air traffic between China and…

Shenzhen – China’s fast-growing Silicon Valley

Swedish journalist Johan Nylander’s book draws big attention Swedish correspondent and journalist Johan Nylander is well situated to follow the development in mainland China. Based in Hong Kong since 2011 he has recently launched a book about China’s technology and innovation wonder that is Shenzhen. Today this is the fastest growing city in history, which…