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Online CNY Reception on 16 February with H.E. Ambassador Tan Jian

16 February 2021 @ 17:00



Dear member or friend of the Netherlands China Business Council,

Gong Xi Fa Cai! We wish you a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous Year of the Ox!

The NCBC is delighted to invite you to our online Chinese New Year Reception with an exclusive video message from the new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, H.E. Tan Jian.

The online reception will take place on 16 February from 17:00 – 18:15 hrs.


17:00 – 17:05 hrs: Welcome remarks by NCBC Chairman Mr Jochum Haakma

17:05 – 17:20 hrs: Recorded Message to the members and friends of the NCBC by H.E. Ambassador Tan Jian

17:20 – 17:40 hrs: Speech by NCBC Vice-Chairman Mr Boudewijn Poldermans on the EU – China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) and the economic forecasts for the PRC and its trade with the Netherlands.

17:40 – 17:55 hrs: Speech by NCBC Board Member Ms Xiaojia Xu on the history of the traditions surrounding the celebration of the Chinese New Year.

17:55 – 18:10 hrs: Q & A

18:10 – 18:15 hrs: Closing remarks by Mr Jochum Haakma

Practical Information:
Date and time: 16 February 17:00 – 18:15 hrs
Location: Online, Zoom
Price: Free

The Netherlands China Business Council is one of the oldest and largest independent and non-profit bi-lateral business councils in the Netherlands. The NCBC’s mission is to actively promote and expand two-way trade and investment, economic cooperation and mutual understanding between the business communities and public sectors of the Netherlands and China.

If you are interested in participating, please register via the link below.

We hope to welcome you at our online CNY reception.



16 February 2021


Netherlands China Business Council