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EQT closes Mid Market Asia III fund on vibrant market

EQT (a leading investment firm from Sweden) in early May announced the successful closing of the EQT Mid Market Asia III fund with total commitments of USD 800 million. The fund is backed by a global blue-chip investor base, including pension funds, insurance companies and fund-of-funds. The commitments are globally distributed with approximately 48% from…

Danish Energy Business Delegation 2018 to China

On 10-13 June the Danish Energy Business Delegation to China takes place, organised by The Confederation of Danish Industry, The Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing and Danish Board of District Heating. The Danish Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Mr. Lars Christian Lilleholt heads the delegation with the aim to expand the official partnership and…

New route between Copenhagen and Beijing to attract Chinese tourists to Denmark

Recently the airline Cathay Pacific opened a new route between Copenhagen and Hong Kong. Scandinavian Airlines has weekly departures to both Shanghai and Beijing. Just a week ago the launch of Air China’s new route with four weekly departures to the Chinese capital took place. The opening of the new route was celebrated with a…

Exclusive Danish China event with Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen

The Danish Chamber of Commerce in China invites exclusive its members to meet with Denmark’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Anders Samuelsen at a breakfast meeting on 21 June. This DCCC meeting will provide an opportunity to engage with the minister directly to share views on the relationship between Denmark and China as well as…

37 Swedish papers urges China to release detained publisher

37 Swedish papers has urged China to release the detained publisher Giu Minhai, who was put into Chinese custody under suspicious circumstances in January. In January the Chinese-born Swede Giu Minhai was detained by the Chinese police under the accusation of publishing books that smeared the Chinese regime. He was allegedly en route by train…

Team Finland China meeting held in Shanghai

Team Finland China got together in Shanghai on May 28-29. China Ambassador Jarno Syrjälä chaired the two-day event, reports the Finnish Business Council in Hong Kong (FinnCham). A Monday evening dinner reception was hosted by Consul General Jan Wahlberg, with FinnCham Hong Kong’s Executive Director Gitta Hägg-Lundvall in attendance. Also represented were the Finnish Business…

Danish PM warns Greenland not allow Chinese entrepreneurs build airports

Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen warns Greenland’s Home Rule Government not to allow a Chinese contractor to build airports in Greenland. The message is that the Danish government will not accept that the Prime Minister of Greenland Kim Kielsen and his government can decide on their own whether Danish, Western or Chinese contractors will…