17 March 2016 Breakfast Seminar: E-Commerce in China

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E-Commerce is one of China’s fastest growing sectors. With a growing middle class and a quickly changing business environment, foreign retailers, who wish to sell their products to Chinese constumers cannot afford to remain inactive. This seminar aims at giving foreign businesses a short overview of the the current e-commerce market in China and its main legal challenges. Equally, the seminar will answer the principal questions: 


  • How to get a ICP licence? Do I need to have
  • Do I need to have legal entity in China?
  • What are the best market entry strategies?
  • What are the main tariffs and tax liabilities? 
  • What does the new Cybersecurity Law mean for foreign businesses? 
  • etc.





When: Monday, 17 March 2017
Time 9 am to 10:30 am

The Luxembourg Embassy


China, Beijing Shi, Chaoyang Qu,

Workers’ Stadium N Rd,


邮政编码: 100027







Torsten Weller



Torsten Weller is a business development associate with ECOVIS Beijing. Torsten lives in Beijing since 2013 and has worked for the EU Delegation and a software company in Zhongguancun before joining Ecovis in 2016. Torsten holds an Master of Law from Tsinghua University and advises foreign companies on market entry and other legal aspects. Contact: torsten.weller@ecovis-beijing.com









Thomas Granziani


Thomas Graziani


Thomas is the co-founder of WalktheChat, a consulting and development agency dedicated to building innovative strategies and products for WeChat marketing and branding. WalktheChat is focusing on providing foreign companies with opportunities to enter the Chinese market via WeChat. WalktheChat has been working both with large groups such as Nestle, the American National Football League or Arla, and with SME’s trying to enter the Chinese market.










8:30 – 9:00 | Registration 

9:00 – 9:10 | Introduction

9:10 – 9:40 | Briefing of current E-Commerce market in China

9:40 – 10:10 | Cross-border E-Commerce and WalktheChat presentation

10:10 – 10:30 | Q&A Session and Networking 




¥ 150 for BenCham Members and EU SMEs


¥ 200 for Non-EU SMEs and others






*Price includes a light breakfast RSVP: For registration, please e-mail pa2-bj@bencham.org 

*25 seats available