In an interactive presentation, Mr. HAN Xiaodong offered an overview of the key issues and initiatives concerning Chinese economy and Sino-Swedish trade relations based on the latest statistics. Mr. HAN Xiaodong talked about the long history of Sino-Swedish trade relations as well as opportunities for enhancing Sino-Swedish cooperation in terms of innovation-driven business development. The seminar participants started a roundtable discussion about the potential areas for Sino-Swedish collaborations, such as green technologies, life science sector and financial services, with a special emphasis on promoting innovation in these areas.

The Emerging Markets Cross-Cultural Research Group aims to continually develop its external cooperation with government officials and industry players, in order to further diversify research activities in a glocally cross-cultural and interdisciplinary contexts.