November 30, 2021


AHK Greater China is part of the German Chambers of Commerce Worldwide Network (AHK). Our organisation is not only the first contact point for German companies deciding to enter the Chinese market and for Chinese companies entering the German market, but also a provider of a wide range of customised advice and services.

As a federation of industrial associations, CFIE has 178 national industrial association members and CFIE builds its working network through coordination and cooperation with 25 local federations of industrial economics at a provincial and municipal level.

The DIHK is the umbrella organization of the chambers of industry and commerce in Germany. Together they form the IHK organization - the national and international network of the German economy.

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China was founded in 2000 by 51 member companies that shared a goal of establishing a common voice for the various business sectors of the European Union and European businesses operating in China. It is a members-driven, non-profit, fee-based organisation with a core structure of 26 Working Groups and 9 Fora representing European business in China.

The OAV – functioning in its capacity as a business association for the Asia-Pacific region – has performed pioneering work for the Asia-Germany bilateral economic relationship. Today it represents the needs of industry, services and trade across Germany.

The GIGA is an independent social science research institute based in Hamburg, Germany. We analyse political, social, and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as global issues.

GTAI is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad, and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) is an independent economic research institute that carries out basic and applied research, while providing impetus for business, politics, and society.

United Europe is a non-profit association that promotes the Unity, Diversity and Competitiveness of Europe. They do this through events and debates across Europe as well as with studies on the economic and political stability of Europe and cooperation with numerous initiatives and associations.

Sinolytics is a European research-based consultancy entirely focused on China working at the nexus between policy and business.


F. Laeisz is a diversified family-owned group of companies which has its main interests in shipping, trade and insurance. The diversification has been vital in the company’s long history and still today the group companies operate independently, but we all strive for quality and sustainability.

Rieckermann provides customized high-quality solutions along the whole value chain of industrial production and processes. With over 125 years of experience, their international team of experts and local representatives in Asia and the Middle East delivers consulting and engineering, state-of-the-art technology, and technical services for several industries.

Media Partners

The business magazine ChinaContact provides practical information on current developments in China's economy, economic policy and law and offers knowledge and context – crucial prerequisites for successful business in China.

As the on-demand unit of Germany's largest news agency, dpa-Custom Content is partner for professional, tailor-made content. Storytelling is our DNA. With our editorial expertise and our global network, we support customers across all industries with high-quality content and creative, cross-media concepts.

China.Table Professional Briefing is the new independent daily reporting from Berlin, Brussels and Beijing. The acclaimed editorial team offers an European point of view on political and technological developments in China - for leaders in government, business, academia, and civil society.