Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria, arrived in Beijing on March 26, 2015 with a high-ranking delegation.
During a Business Briefing and a Networking Evening Reception with 500 guests President Fischer emphasized the
growing importance of economic relations between Austria and China as well as the potential for further cooperation. In 2014 the trading volume between the two countries exceeded EUR 10 billion
for the first time. Chinese and Austrian companies have been very actively cooperating in a wide range of sectors such as machinery, urbanization, green technologies, infrastructure,
mobility, and energy.