Tianjin-Jonkoping International Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, invested by Goldyard International Group, is the first Chinese Chamber of Commerce established in Sweden. The chamber committed itself to promoting friendly intercourse between Jonkoping municipality Sweden and Tianjin China, as well as business communications and exchanges.
Sweden, the first Western Country established diplomatic relations with China, has maintained a good development trend with China since 1950. Economic and trade exchanges between the two countries has increased year by year, bilateral trade had exceeded 20 billion U.S. dollars until 2008. Sweden is the largest trading partner among Northern European countries. Meanwhile, China has surpassed Japan to become Sweden's largest Asian market.
Tianjin set up friendly sister city relationship with Jonkoping city in 1993. After several years of friendly exchanges and high-level leadership frequently visits, Tianjin and Jonkoping city will have increasing cooperation opportunities in the future.
As President Hu Jintao agreed to promote friendly relations with the Kingdom of Sweden during his visit in June 2007 in Sweden, Mr. Song Yue, chairman of Goldyard International Group, proposed to set up a chamber of commerce in Sweden in aim to promote friendly relationship between Tianjin and Jonkoping. After the consent of board of directors of Goldyard International Group, Tianjin-Jonkoping International Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, contribute to friendly relations between two countries, was established and registered in Jonkoping in Sweden, and set up a representative office in Tianjin by President Mr. Song Yue. With the purpose of assisting foreign companies’ investment and development in each other, Tianjin-Jonkoping International Enterprise Chamber of Commerce takes in new members both in Tianjin and Jonkoping. It is dedicated to providing a good platform for people in this two cities to know each other in-depth and make strategically development in any respect. Take advantage of rich substantive investment experience of Goldyard International Group in Sweden, Tianjin-Jonkoping International Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, provides its members better services and advice for the development of the two cities. "Common city, common development" are our top priorities, we will assist both governments in Tianjin and Jonkoping to enhance cooperation and coordination for the sake of common development. We expect to further promote the development of two cities to a new stage.
The establishment of Tianjin-Jonkoping International Enterprise Chamber of Commerce is bound to contribute to business and cultural exchanges and economic developments between Tianjin and Jonkoping.