European Business in China Position Paper 2009/2010 – Energy Working Group

Abstract The Energy Working Group comprises over 35 member companies with combined revenues in 2008 exceeding EUR 17 billion, total cumulative investment in 2008 of over EUR 18 billion, and collective employment of more than 100, 000 people in China in 2008. The largest European energy and equipment manufacturing companies as well as industrial energy consumers are active members of the Working Group. The Working Group seeks to establish an effective and constructive dialogue on energy policies with appropriate Chinese authorities, in order to:1) Provide input for energy policy work in China by sharing issues and concerns as well as sharing best practices of European energy industries operating in China; 2) Create fair and transparent conditions for competition between foreign and Chinese companies; and 3)Promote the development and integration of clean and renewable energies.
Author European Chamber of Commerce, 2010
1 Energy and Climate, 1.3 China and International Relations in the Energy Sector