Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19 in the Shanghai area and in order to avoid inconveniences for our participants, we have decided to postpone "[Excursion | Jiaxing] Visit to Jiaxing Development Zone and Factory Tour: Centrotec, ZF, KraussMaffei" from 3 December 2020 to 22 April 2021.
Your safety and the safety of our community is our first concern.
We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.
Event language: English
Ticket: Free of charge
Venue: Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone (Jiaxing EDZ)
Date: Thursday, 3 December 2020
(plus optional Cultural Program on Friday, 4 December 2020)
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6PM
Join the German Chamber for an Excursion to the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone and Factory Visits to the plants of Centrotec Building Technology, ZF Foton Automated Transmission and KraussMaffei Machinery - all located within the Jiaxing EDZ.
After arriving at the Jiaxing South Railway Station, this full-day excursion is kicking off with a visit at the Zone Government Office Building (Jingtou Mansion) of the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone, where Mr. Fuxiang Sheng, Director of the Administrative Committee of the Jiaxing EDZ, and Mr. Jan Jovy, General Manager AHK Greater China · Shanghai, will deliver an Introduction to the Development Zone and a Welcome Speech, respectively. Mr. Sheng and the top management of the Jiaxing EDZ will be available for a Q&A session.
After lunch at the Jiaxing EDZ's canteen, the excursion group will have a tour through the Sino-German Industrial Park, located within the Jiaxing EDZ, and visit the Jiaxing plants of Centrotec Building Technology, ZF Foton Automated Transmission and KraussMaffei Machinery.
At KraussMaffei, Mr. Chris Xin, COO at KraussMaffei Machinery (China) Co., Ltd., Mr. Meng Zuo, Head of Product Line China Truck and Van Driveline Technology & General Manager at ZF Foton Automated Transmission (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd., and Mr. Christoph Moellers, President at Wolf HVAC Systems (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. & Centrotec Building Technology (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd., will be joining a Panel Discussion on the Current Situation of German Businesses in Jiaxing. The Panel Discussion will be moderated by Mr. Jan Jovy, General Manager AHK Greater China · Shanghai.
After the Panel Discussion, for those, who would like return home, transportation will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station. For those, who would like to stay, the excursion group will have dinner at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel.
For those interested, accommodation at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel will be kindly covered by Jiaxing EDZ.
On Friday, 4 December, an optional Cultural Program will take the excursion group to Jiaxing's Moonriver Old Street. As a part of Old Jiaxing City, the Moonriver Old Street has become a combination of local culture and modern business. During this tour, the excursion group can experience Jiangnan Water Town's local restaurants, cafés, bars, antique shop, museum and flower markets. Afterwards, the excursion group will be taken back to the Jiaxing South Railway Station or enjoy lunch, and then be taken back to the Jiaxing South Railway Station.
Notes on Transportation:
The Jiaxing EDZ kindly covers all costs for shuttle bus transportation in Jiaxing, meals and optional accommodation at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel. However, please note, that the transportation to Jiaxing will be individually covered. If arriving via train, please be aware that train tickets sell both online and offline up until 30 minutes before departure. Please kindly book your train ticket in advance. Please kindly carry your passport / ID card and health code on your smartphone with you.
Arrival on Thursday, 3 December:
Departure on Thursday, 3 December:
Optional: Overnight Stay and Cultural Program on Friday, 4 December:
Notes on Accommodation:
Jiaxing is located in the core area of economic integration of the Yangtze River Delta. The state-level Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone is located in downtown Jiaxing with a planed area of 110 km2. With the cooperative development of manufacturing, modern service and high-tech industries, JXEDZ has formed 4 leading industries including auto parts, equipment manufacturing, high-end food processing and electronic information. Jiaxing EDZ ranked No. 12 among 219 state-level EDZ in a comprehensive rating by the Ministry of Commerce 2019 and ranked No.5 for utilizing foreign capital. Jiaxing EDZ is awarded as "National Investment Value Development Zone" and "Zhejiang excellent development zone".There are about 660 foreign enterprises from 40+ countries and regions in Jiaxing EDZ, including 38 Fortune 500 enterprises.
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