In 2012 Lord Mayor Frank Jensen and Mayor Guo Jinlong signed a sister-city relationship agreement between Copenhagen and Beijing, hereby establishing the overall framework for cooperation between the two capital cities.
As a first step in the cooperation a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sustainability in Urban Planning and Construction was signed.
In 2013 Copenhagen and Beijing signed a MoU on tourism cooperation. The agreement has lead to a close cooperation between Wonderful Copenhagen and Beijing Tourism Commission.
During the Lord Mayor’s visit to Beijing in December 2014 Copenhagen and Beijing signed a MoU on water management. The agreement on water will strengthen knowledge exchange and lead to increased business opportunities for Danish companies.
On design both cities share ambitions and a closer cooperation as well as concrete joint design initiatives are under development.
A friendship requires frequent visits and we are entering a phase where we exchange knowledge on a more concrete level and seek to create business opportunities for Danish companies.
Attracting Chinese investments, talent and businesses to Copenhagen
Copenhagen Business Service has an ongoing dialogue with Chinese companies and talents in order to create a more China-friendly working and living environment in Copenhagen.
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We want to deepen our relations with Chinese companies and increase Chinese investments in Greater Copenhagen. Creating a joint business region with our close local and regional partners will strengthen the entire region’s international image and help to attract more Chinese investments.
Copenhagen Capacity is Copenhagen’s organization for investment promotion, business development and cluster growth. Copenhagen Capacity works to attract Chinese investors, companies and talent.
The City of Copenhagen wants to strengthen the ties between the two cities. In order to achieve this, the City of Copenhagen is looking for new possibilities of cooperation on topics such as eldercare, healthcare etc.
Offering more information in Chinese such as our new Chinese export catalogue on Copenhagen Solutions is another way of communicating why Copenhagen’s sustainable solutions are world leading.
The Lord Mayor was joined by a number of companies during his visit to Beijing in June 2012. During the visit the sister city agreement was signed and concrete business initiatives launched.
Vice Mayor Chen Gang visited Copenhagen in September 2012. During the visit a MoU on sustainability in urban planning and construction was signed by the two cities.
Executive Vice Mayor Li Shixiang visited Copenhagen in June 2013. During the visit a Memorandum of Understanding on Tourism cooperation was sign by the two cities. The MoU will expand Chinese tourism and business tourism in Copenhagen and secure more investments in the two cities.
The Lord Mayor was joined by a large business delegation during his visit to Beijing in December 2014. During the visit he participated in multiple arrangements on the topics of tourism, district heating, sustainable city solutions and water. A MoU on Water was signed and the two mayors witnessed the signing of a Letter of Intent on district heating between Beijing District Heating Group and Danish Board of District Heating.
Friendship Agreement and MoUsName: Frej Witt Skovhus, Head of SectionE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTlf: +45 5137 3545 21
Chinese investments, companies, talents and touristsCopenhagen Business ServiceName: Weihua Xiao, Head of SectionE-mail: email@example.comTlf: 0045 24 52 59 21
DesignName: Susanne Skovgaard ChristensenCity of CopenhagenE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTlf.: 0045 20 53 82 91