Tag: Finnish Business Council Beijing

Finnish education gained visibility in China

Finnish education know-has gained visibility in China during October. The Finnish way of education has been in focus in China due to two events in October. On 15-16 October Finnish Minister Ms. Tarja Kangaskorte attended the Chengdu Education Forum where she introduced the Finnish education system. She also promoted Finland as a good destination for…

FBCB AGM in Beijing

The Finnish Business Council Beijing’s (FBCB) Annual General Meeting 2018 took place on 19 April at Beijing Grand Concordia Hotel. During the AGM the activities and achievements of the past term were reviewed and the new FBCB board was elected. New board members are Larry Du from Tikkurila, Ulla Nurmenniemi from Red Orchid, Seppo Selkala…

Finnish delegation China winter sport development

During 26 – 30 March Team Finland business delegation visited Beijing and Harbin with Mr Sampo Terho, Minister for European Affairs, Culture and Sport, to discover new business opportunities in China’s winter sport development. China is currently developing its Winter Sports Culture as the Olympic host cities Beijing and Zhangjiakou are preparing for the 2022…

Suomi Finland 100 Independence Day Beijing celebration

Finland celebrated its 100 years of independence on 6 December all over the world and in Beijing the celebration took place at InterContinental Sanlitun hotel with hundreds of guests, both Finns and friends of Finland. The Independence Day reception hosted by Ambassador Jarno Syrjälä was the main event of Finland’s 100th anniversary year in Beijing…

Finnish Parliament delegation Beijing event

In early November members of Finnish Business Council Beijing (FBCB) had an opportunity for morning breakfast table meeting at the Ambassador’s Residence with the Ambassador Jarno Syrjälä, Speaker of Parliament of Finland Maria Lohela and the Parliament delegation that was visiting China. The discussion topic was the companies’ opportunities and challenges operating in China. Maria…

Belt & Road initiative Nordic Beijing event held

On 30 November, held at the Westin hotel in Beijing, Finnish Business Council Beijing (FBCB) together with other Nordic chambers had an interesting event on infrastructure project financing in Belt & Road initiative. The speaker Dr. Jiang Hongbin (Director of Capital Project & Infrastructure (CP&I), PwC Beijing) introduced a closer look at the Belt &…

Nordic event: outcomes from the 19th Communist Party Congress

A Nordic chamber joint event took place in Beijing on 15 November that focused on what foreign companies need to know after 19th Communist Party Congress. More than 35 people from Nordic companies joined this meeting. The speaker Mr Andrew Polk gave an overview of the outcomes from the 19th Communist Party Congress with a…

Finns in Shanghai celebrated 99th independence day

On 3 December 2016 Finns in Shanghai celebrated the 99th Day of Finnish Independence. Held at the Fairmont Peace Hotel, this was also the kick-start to the 100th year of independence celebrations with an elegant and joyful gala. The national theme for this centennial year is Together-Yhdessä, so we all look forward to seeing a…