Tag: China

European Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong invites to Rethink 2020 conference

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong published an invitation for everyone who are interested to join sustainable objective Conference, happening on 2-3 September 2020. The statement said: We are proud to be supporting ReThink 2020 as Event Partner. ReThink 2020 is a 2-day conference and workshop programme which is designed specifically for corporate…

Maersk stops transporting waste to mainland China, Hong Kong

The Danish container shipping firm Maersk announced on 20 July 2020 that all solid and chemical waste cargo are not acceptable to be ship to Mainland China and Hongkong from 1 September 2020. China began tightening restrictions on scrap commodities as part of an environmental campaign in 2017 and plans to reduce solid waste imports…

Disease experts: Salmon are not transmitters of Coronavirus

Since the latest Coronavirus breakout in Beijing in the past week, everyone was quick to blame imported Salmon. Although scientific evidence came out a couple of days after admitting that food products are not an intermediate transmitter of this disease. H.E. Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen, Norway’s Minister of Fisheries and Seafood published the Norwegian’s government press…

Ericsson is taking SEK 1 billion loss in 2nd quarter of 2020 in doing 5G business in China

According to an official statement published on 8 June 2020.Ericsson will face a SEK 1 billion loss due to pre-commercial written contract in 2nd quater of 2020, the corporate statement said: “As mentioned previously, Ericsson has previously announced on increased its footprint in China through 5G contract awards from all three major operators in China.…

Wärtsilä Regas modules supplied for China’s first new built FSRU

The technology group Wärtsilä published an official statement on the latest accomplishment of successfully managed and completed delivery of three large-scale regasification modules for China’s first new built LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU), on 12 May 2020. The ‘Transgas Power’, the vessel, was built at the Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai for…

Norwegian offshore engineering won Malaysian base crude oil production company contract

Norwegian offshore EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) contractor Aragon has won a contract to deliver topside modules for Malaysia-based Yinson’s Anna Nery FPSO that will produce oil from Petrobras’ Marlim field in Brazil. The Bergen-based company, part of Singapore’s SembMarine, said that the contract covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of 7 modules for the gas…

SwedCham Hong Kong and Finnair offer members discount

Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong published a statement on 8 May 2020, that together with Finnair, the Chamber isoffering a Member to Member discount. For example, enjoy 20% discount on Business Class when flying from Hong Kong to Sweden and 10% discount to other European destinations. Terms and conditions Offer is valid from…

Sweden Consul General Hong Kong on her way to be Colombia ambassador

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce In Hong Kong published a heartfelt congratulation to Helena Storm, Sweden’s Consul-General, who will leave Hong Kong to become ambassador to Colombia this coming autumn after five eventful years in Hong Kong. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to express our greatest gratitude to her. To get to know…

Finnish fiber glass manufacturer supplies China electric buses for green initiative

Finland-based Exel Composites has supplied Chinese bus and coach manufacturer Yutong with fiberglass profiles for 33 electric buses which have been delivered to Helsinki, Finland. The introduction of the electric buses is part of the country’s goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by five million kilograms a year. Exel designs and manufactures large and complex…

New rules for Schengen Visa now active

New EU rules on short-stay visas to the EU – Schengen area came into effect the 2 February 2020. The intention is to make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business. At the same time, it will free up resources to be used…