Some 1000 leaders from business and politics have gathered in Hong Kong for the Asia-Pacific Conference of German business. At a time of global economic uncertainty, Germany is keen to foster closer ties in the region.
German firms are closely tied to Asia and are making good money in the region's fast-growing economies. This year's Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business is taking place Hong Kong. Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports.
At a conference in western China, German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has again urged China not to put German companies at a disadvantage. He has also acknowledged that opening China's markets will take time.
There's no reason to fear a sell-out of German technology through Chinese takeovers, says APA Chairman Hubert Lienhard in an interview granted to DW at the Asia Pacific Conference of German Business in Hong Kong.
Germany's Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel, accompanied by a large business delegation, is in China for a five-day visit. The trip has plenty of potential for conflict.
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