CCCWA invited Dr. Taotao Chen, FDI research expert and professor from Tsinghua University, to share her insights on Chinese companies investing abroad, especially in the US market.
陈博士的主要研究领域是 "国际直接投资" "国际商务" 和 "全球化与战略"。她发表了30多篇关于外商直接投资溢出效应及中国企业在海外投资的论文, 并主持了多项国家自然科学基金、教育部和商务部支持的研究项目。近年来,陈教授着重研究中国企业投资美国、美国和拉美的商业环境以及中国年轻跨国公司的能力等方面。期间,陈教授访问了美国的智库和大学, 如传统基金会, 乔治敦大学和在美国和拉美国家有投资的30多家中国公司的分支机构。此外, 她应邀参加了各种国际论坛发表演讲或进行辩论, 如世界经济论坛, 新兴市场论坛等。
Dr.Chen is a professor of School of Economics & Management, Tsinghua University. Her main research areas include ‘Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)’, ‘International Business’ and ‘Globalization and Strategy’. She has published more than 30 papers on the topic of FDI spillover, Chinese Companies’ investing abroad etc. and has also led research projects sponsored by The National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Commerce. In recent years, Dr. Chen focuses her research on Chinese Companies’ Investing in US, The Business Environment in US & Latin America and The Capability of Chinese Young MNCs etc. During the research process, Professor Chen has visited US think tanks and universities such as Heritage Foundation, Georgetown University and more than 30 branches of Chinese companies that have invested in US and Latin American markets. In addition, she has been invited as a guest speaker and panelist in various international forums, such as World Economic Forum, Emerging Market Forums, etc..
Attendees include officials from Washington State Department Commerce in charge of investment, representatives from local U.S. companies, Chinese companies, Chinese Entrepreneurs, Tsinghua University Alumni Association, Xia Men University Alumni Association, Hong Kong-Greater China Business Association of Washington and Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Washington State.
The seminar was coordinated by The Ministry of Commerce of PRC through the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco. The purpose of Professor Chen's US visit this time is to conduct US market investment research on behave of The Ministry of Commerce of PRC.
Ms. Zhou Honghua, the president of Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Washington State said that this is the 16th ‘CCCWA Workshop’. CCCWA has organized series of workshops on topics of China-US exchange in commerce, economics and culture. According to President Zhou, the purpose of organizing ‘CCCWA Workshop’ is to provide a platform to encourage and foster the sharing of resources and interests among communities of Washington State Commence and the Chinese community.
此外，周会长介绍说，今年下半年“西雅图大讲坛”将继续为华盛顿州的华人群体带来更多的精彩讲座。7月10日，在贝尔维尤市政厅（Bellevue City Hall），2022年北京冬奥会形象大使,国际残奥委会形象大使——侯斌先生将带来“传递奥运精神，坚定毅力，超越自我，挑战成功”的主题演讲。周会长表示，华盛顿州中国总商会欢迎更多的华人朋友参与到讲座中，并能因此受益。
President Zhou also shared that the "CCCWA Workshop" in the second half of this year will continue to bring more exciting events to the community. On July 10th, at the Bellevue City Hall, under the auspices by CCCWA, the Ambassador of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, and the Ambassador of the International Paralympics' Committee, Mr. Bin Hou will host a public speech on "The Spirit of the Olympic Games, Challenge Yourself, Pursue of Success". President Zhou said that the CCCWA welcomes more friends to participate in CCCWA workshops.