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China's Two Sessions: Knowing Which Way the Wind Blows

  • Type :Webinar
  • Date :May 22, All day, 2018
  • Venue :Online
In this webinar, Xavier Sans Powell, EU SME Centre Advocacy Manager, moderates a discussion with Mark Pinner, Managing Director of Interel China, on the key outcomes of the Two Sessions, China’s annual plenary sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). 
The main topics discussed by NPC and CPPCC include the economic outlook for 2018, the increasing importance of China’s tech sector and the opening up of certain sectors such as automobile and financial amongst others.
Key issues such as the amendments to the constitution, the government reshuffle and the establishment of new ministries and agencies, as well as the strengthening of soft power capabilities are also addressed in the webinar, which intends to provide an overall picture of the new political system and how these changes affect foreign companies operating in the Chinese market. In a nutshell, this webinar will tell you all you need to know from this year’s Two Sessions.
Key Topics: 
  • ‘Two Sessions’ of the NPC & CPPCC
  • NPC is China’s highest parliamentary body
  • Government’s Work Report led by Premier
  • Many macro-level announcements
  • Breakout meetings
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About the Expert

Mark Pinner has 17 Years China experience with more than 5 years Chinese MNC Lenovo in Global head office (Beijing). His former and current clients cover corporate and institutional sectors including Alibaba, Society of Women Engineers, CSA Group.
Mark is also the former advisor to British Conservative Party in UK Parliament. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and appeared in Chinese TV including Phoenix TV’s ‘Tiger Talk/一虎一席谈’, ‘All-Media Open Discussion/全媒体开讲’ live TV news, Hunan TV’s ‘If You Are the One/非常勿扰’, and CGTN’s flagship programme Dialogue.