Invest Shanghai visiting Canadian companies through CanCham

March 30, 2020 / CanCham

Xue Feng, director of Invest Shanghai, HeWeichen, Deputy Director of Invest Shanghai, and their team of delegates recently visited with several corporate CanCham members to investigate the preventionand control of the Covid-19 epidemic situation and promote the resumption of production for Canadian companies in Shanghai. High level input from all involved led to new possibilities, helped to solve problems and promote the further development of business in Shanghai.

The representative companies include:

Soprema, Canadian National Railway, True Legend Hospitality Group, etc.

Soprema is an international manufacturer specializing in the production of waterproof, insulation, sound insulation, flooring and building envelope systems. During the epidemic in Wuhan, they donated 5,200 square meters of waterproof membrane to the ICU ward of the Lei Shen Shan Hospital. The general manager of Soprema Asia-Pacific region wanted to learn more about CIIE and the policies from Shanghai headquarters. Representatives of Invest Shanghai introduced the policies to him and sent relevant information to the company after the meeting.

Canadian National Railway, with headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, it is the largest railway company in Canada. The recent global epidemic has great impact on its international logistics business. The company expects that the outbreak of overseas epidemic may have a greater impact on its business. Invest Shanghai actively introduced relevant enterprise support policies and raised its attention to a series of webinars hosted by Invest Shanghai.

True Legend Hospitality Group is a branded catering group founded by Canadians in Shanghai. It owns 6 restaurants. During the epidemic period, the business was seriously affected, and it seeks support from the regional government in terms of rent reduction and exemption. Invest Shanghai contacted the landlord of the park right away to resolve the rent reduction and exemption application.

Invest Shanghai will cooperate more deeply with CanCham through webinars, trainings sessions and co-hosting events, jointly serve the needs of foreign-invested enterprises in Shanghai, and build a high-quality business environment in Shanghai.

▎Source: InvestShanghai