Silk Road partners Marquesa Leung and Jochen Biedermann took part in the 1st Chinese-German Investors Conference in Kassel on October 27/28 2016. The event was co-organized by the Network Hessen-China and the Wirtschaftsförderung Region Kassel.
After a welcome statement by Kassel’s mayor Bertram Hilgen, the CEO of SMA Solar Technology AG Pierre-Pascal Urbon explained his company’s history in producing solar systems for home and industry, the new trend towards electricity storage solutions and SMA’s business in China.
Thorsten Jablonski, the head of Volkswagen‘s factory in Kassel and member of the supervisory boards of Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin, Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Dalian and Volkswagen Transmission Shanghai, highlighted Volkswagen’s business in China and the successful cooperation between its Chinese and German entities.
In several presentations and panel sessions, the engagement of German Mittelstand companies in China, investment opportunities in various Chinese cities and districts as well as Renminbi clearing was discussed.
Our congratulations to the team of Wirtschaftsförderung Region Kassel for a highly interesting event!