ANBOUND's Beijing office welcomed Mr. Robert Herzner, Chief Representative of Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) in Hong Kong, on 23 February 2023. GTAI is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany, with over 50 offices worldwide. This meeting was also the first time ANBOUND's office hosted overseas guests in three years.
During the visit, Mr. Herzner introduced GTAI's mission, and the agency's promotion of Germany-China cooperation. Ms. Yi Wang, Head of Global Development Program, and Mr. Zhaoxi Wang, Director of Public Relations, presented ANBOUND's operation and research progress, as well as its history.
Both sides exchanged their views on strengthening German-Chinese economic and trade partnership, investment opportunities for companies in new fields, promoting cross-border industrial synergy, and further developing institutional communication.
Mr. Herzner expressed his desire to increase discussions with scholars at ANBOUND, anticipating research cooperation in the regional economy and industrial investment. Meanwhile, Ms. Yi Wang conveyed the hope to engage policy dialogue with the agency, and the prospect of steady progress in German-Chinese business relations.
The visit highlights the significance of international cooperation. ANBOUND looks forward to further collaboration with GTAI and boosting Germany-China economic and commercial ties.