Institutional Partners

  • Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

    Within the German government, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is responsible for Germany's development policy. The BMZ's task is to determine the objectives of German development policy; to negotiate with about 80 partner countries worldwide regarding bilateral cooperation; and to play a part in shaping multilateral cooperation, working with international organisations. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations forms the international framework for Germany's development policy. A special focus for the BMZ is creating better opportunities in the countries where refugees originate, as well as working towards global food security, sustainable economic development and global climate action.

    www.bmz.de
  • Ministry of Commerce People's Republic of China (MOFCOM)

    The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) is a governmental institution of the State Council of the People's Republic of China. It's establishment in 2003 consolidated responsiblity for foreign and domestic trade into one body. MOFCOM is responsible for domestic and foreign trade, foreign investment in China, overseas investment, foreign economic cooperation, China's aid to foreign countries and regions, other assignments entrusted by the State Council. The current Minister of MOFCOM is Mr. Zhong Shan.

    www.mofcom.gov.cn/
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

    As a federally owned enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development in more than 130 countries worldwide. With more than 35 years of experience in Sino-German technical cooperation, GIZ works within the framework of the Comprehensive Sino-German Strategic Partnership for the mutual benefit of both countries. It implements projects in China on behalf of the German government, the European Union, foundations and private sector clients in the areas of climate, environment, sustainable urbanization, energy, transport, law, trade, industry, Corporate Social Responsibility, sustainable investment and production, as well as education.

    www.giz.de
  • Trade Development Bureau (TDB)

    Trade Development Bureau (TDB) was established by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China in 2003. Since then, it has successfully undertaken the responsibility of delivering public services to both Chinese and foreign businesses, organized activities of all kinds to help Chinese enterprises go global, and to facilitate foreign companies to develop in China. As a key trade promotion arm under the Ministry of Commerce, TDB is actively committed to the implementation of the state’s foreign trade policies, through trade promotion services such as training, business information and legal consultancy. By taking the advantage of the government’s support and its network, TDB has established close cooperative relations with foreign and domestic governmental institutions, chambers of commerce and associations and industrial organisations.

    tdb.mofcom.gov.cn/