European Commission Vice-President Tajani Launches the EU SME Centre in China

4 November 2010

Today, 25% of small and medium-sized businesses in the EU export or have exported at some point during the last 3 years, a share which is expected to increase considerably, especially in fast growing markets like China. SMEs are often less well-equipped than large enterprises to deal with a different legal environment, standards and risks in foreign markets.

The EU SMEs Centre will help European SMEs overcome challenges they face when operating on the Chinese market, in particular at their early stages of business development. SMEs can among others turn to the Centre for information on the forms of company registrations in China, the type of employment contracts for recruiting locally or the process of certifying technical standards. The Centre will highlight areas of opportunities for EU SME’s in China and help them do business in the Chinese regulatory environment…

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