#PartnerFor25Years: Celebrating 25 Years of Supporting German Business in East China

On the occasion of celebrating 25 years of successfully supporting German Business in East China on 1st March 2019, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce Shanghai and the German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai had the honor of welcoming Mr. Thomas Bareiß, Parliamentary Secretary of State to the Minister of Economics and Energy of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Dr. Volker Treier, Chief Executive of Foreign Trade and Member of the Board of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK), to speak to the over 400 guests in attendance. From the Chinese side, Mr. Xu Kunlin (许昆林), Vice Mayor of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government conveyed his congratulatory wishes, joined by over 30 government officials and representatives from Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Shanghai, who also attended the celebration.

The gala evening was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Jin Mao Tower and was marked by (from left to right) Mr. Stefan Rouenhoff - Member of Parliament , Ms. Simone Pohl - Delegate and Chief Representative of Delegation of German Industry and Commerce Shanghai, Mr. Sun Yong (孙勇) - Party Secretary and Director General Foreign Affairs Office of the Anhui Provincial People’s Government, Dr. Christine Althauser - German Consul General in Shanghai, Mr. Xu Kunlin (许昆林), Mr. Thomas Bareiß, Dr. Volker Treier, Ms. Bettina Schoen - Chairwoman of the Board and Dr. Carsten Linnemann – Member of Parliament, unveiling a ceremonial scroll that wished a Happy 25th Anniversary.

We look forward to continuing to expand our strong ties with all our stakeholders in the region and be your #PartnerForYourChinaFuture.