The following topics were addressed in panel discussions and keynote speeches during the "Hamburg Summit" 2018 by our high-level speakers from China and Europe (please also find the topics in our Conference Outlook):

Global geopolitical landscape

EU at a crossroads – consequences for world partners and international business

World economic order

  • China’s changing economic landscape – defining new drivers of growth
  • EU-China investment cooperation – from record flows to reciprocity?
  • Trade relations between China, Europe and the US – how to rebalance and strengthen global trade ties

Belt and Road Initiative

  • China‘s “Belt and Road Initiative” – opportunities and challenges for Sino-European economic relations

Challenges of digitalisation and artificial intelligence

  • Digital upgrade in manufacturing – on the track to “Made in China 2025” and “Industrie 4.0”
  • China’s digital consumers – understanding the preferences of Chinese online shoppers

Sustainable economic development

  • Pathways to a green future – the rise of sustainable solutions for China’s and Europe’s economies
  • The future of mobility – innovative concepts to move China and Europe forward
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Guests of honour 2018

Liu He, Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China

Guests of honour 2018

Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition of the European Commission

Guests of honour 2018

Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Federal Republic of Germany

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We are looking forward welcoming you to the "9th Hamburg Summit: China meets Europe", that will take place in Autumn 2021!

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Anne Reinach, Advisor
Timm Rohweder, Regional Expert Greater China
Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

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