On February 27, 2019, representatives of China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) attended a dinner reception hosted by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York (JCCI) to celebrate the Chinese New Year together. This event enhanced bilateral communication and mutual understanding between Chinese and Japanese business communities in the United States.
Mr. Hidemoto Mizuhara, the Chairman of JCCI, and President & CEO of Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), welcomed the guests at his corporate residence, shared his past experiences with China, and wished for continued friendship and cooperation between Chinese and Japanese business communities.
Xu Chen, Chairman of CGCC and President & CEO of Bank of China USA thanked Mr. Mizuhara and the JCCI team for arranging this important gathering. As he mentioned, the development of Chinese businesses in the US today share many similarities with the Japanese companies. By hosting dialogues as such, CGCC and JCCI members can learn from each other the best solutions and practices of operating a business in the U.S.
CGCC looks forward to further enhancing its relationship and collaboration with JCCI in investment, community service as well as in other areas in the future.
CGCC extends a special thanks to the following CGCC member companies for their support of this event: Bank of China USA, China Construction America, China Merchants Bank, China Construction Bank, Vanke Holdings USA LLC, Taiping-Starr Holdings, LLC, ChinaRe New York Liaison Office Inc., Greencourt Capital Inc, China Orient AdvisorsInc., and Hainan Airlines. CGCC also extends its gratitude and thanks to the business executives from JCCI member companies: Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), Marubeni America Corporation, Nippon Life Insurance Company, Nomura Holding America Inc. and KPMG LLP.
Founded in 2005, the China General Chamber of Commerce – USA (“CGCC”) has been recognized as the largest and most influential non-profit organization representing Chinese enterprises in the U.S. Its membership consists of more than 1,500 Chinese and U.S. companies, 54 of which are ranked on the 2018 Fortune Global 500. CGCC’s mission is to create value, generate economic growth, and enhance cooperation between the U.S. and Chinese business communities. CGCC conducts extensive research and provides a broad range of programs, services, and resources to its members and key stakeholders in an effort to foster the mutual understanding, trust, and engagement between China and the U.S. As of 2018, CGCC’s Chinese member companies have cumulatively invested over $120 billion, employ more than 200,000 people, and support over one million jobs throughout the United States.
CGCC is a national organization and includes CGCC-New York (CGCCUSA-HQ), CGCC-Chicago, CGCC-Houston, CGCC-Los Angeles, CGCC-San Francisco and CGCC-Washington D.C.
About CGCC Foundation:
Established in 2014, CGCC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. The mission of CGCC Foundation is to deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between the United States and China through research, public charity and engagement in economic, cultural and social exchanges.