Wednesday 18 April the NBA China event, China Economic Outlook, was organized at Four Seaons Shanghai. In addition, the China-Norway Business report was discussed by several of the key contributors. Governing Mayor of Oslo, Raymond Johansen, held the opening speech.
“I am very happy to be back in China and I am pleased that the Sino-Norwegian relationship is back on track”, said Johansen, adding that this was his seventh trip to China.
Governing Mayor of Oslo since 2015, Raymond Johansen, is visiting Shanghai together with several Norwegian startup companies and Business Region Oslo to attend the China Shanghai International Technology Fair.
Dr. Shengjun Liu is a leading economist in China known for his focus on China’s economic reform. During the event the audience was lucky to listen to his opinions and analysis regarding the 19th Party Congress and its impact on China’s economic outlook.
“The current Chinese economic model is unsustainable. It is getting hardly possible to grow without effectively reforming the Chinese economic model”, Dr. Liu said.
In the second part of the event the China-Norway Business report was discussed by ThereseTrulsen (Wikborg Rein), Sigmund Bjørgo (Norwegian Seafood Council) and Michael Yang (Laerdal Medical). The moderator was Magnus Jorem, director at Nordic Centre at Fudan University
The business report offers an up to date insight of the business environment as well as some heated business topics in China. The topics includes Maritime industry, E-commerce, Management in China, political regulations, Energy, Seafood, Start-ups and etc.