Zuid-Holland wishes you a wonderful and successful Year of the Pig! According to the Chinese cultural tradition, Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life. Pigs are the symbol of wealth, and the China team of Zuid-Holland will help you to succeed in the Chinese market in 2019
From the end of August to end of November, Province of Zuid-Holland received various Chinese governmental delegations. In September Hebei Agriculture Department, Hebei Water Department, and Zhangjiakou Municipality visited the Netherlands. In October Yunnan Provincial Agriculture Department and Liaoning Provincial Agriculture Department paid visits to Zuid-Hollandand in November a governmental delegation from Chinese Hainan Province visited Zuid-Holland.
10月26日下午，中共云南省委常委、昆明市委书记程连元先生于9月26日下午访问了南荷兰省。Requested by Dutch Embassy in Beijing, Mr. Chen Lianyuan, the member of the Standing Committee of CPC Yunnan Provincial Committee and the Party Secretary of Kunming paid a visit to Province of Zuid-Holland in the afternoon of 26 October. On behalf of Vice-governor Ms. Bom-Lemstra, Mr. Wiebe Brandsma, Head of Economic and Social Department, received the delegation.
Mr. Ye Dongsong, Chairman of Hebei CPPCC, paid an official visit to Zuid-Holland from 8 to 11 October as a return visit after the Province of Zuid-Holland Mission to Hebei in May 2018. From a political perspective, Mr. Ye is the highest official from Hebei to visit Zuid-Holland in the past decade.
来自香港包括当地种植者及渔护署（香港渔农自然护理署）的官员的访问团A group of growers from Hong Kong, together with the officials from AFCD (Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department) had a one-week study tour to the Netherlands from 9 to 13 September. In the afternoon of 10 September, co-organized by Province of Zuid-Holland, a seminar about Developing & Feeding Sustainable Future Urban Regions was hosted in The Hague.
9月3日上午，安德瑞副省长在海牙省政府大楼接待了吉林省副省长李悦女士及其代表团. In the morning of 3 September, Vice-governor Adri Bom-Lemstra received Mrs. Li Yue, Vice-governor of Jilin Province and her delegation in the provincial building in The Hague. This delegation was recommended by CPAFFC, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. During the visit of Zuid-Holland Trade Mission to China in May, Vice-governor Jeannette Baljeu paid a courtesy visit to CPAFFC.
因为中国人向来都更着重于社交网络而并非商业业务，所以最好先投资一个良好的业务关系网络。Doing business with the Chinese is like growing a bonsai tree. You have to give it a lot of attention, nurture the initial seedlings carefully and keep in mind that you won't reap the benefits of your hard work until much later. You would do well to first invest in a good business relation network, as the Chinese never first look at your business, but at your contacts, Xiaoling Sun, InnovationQuarter's Foreign Investment Team's Asia expert tells.
南荷兰省成功地完成了此次赴华的经贸访问. The Zuid-Holland trade mission to China was completed successfully on Friday 18 May with a meeting of Regional Ministers Bom-Lemstra and Baljeu and their fellow-dignitaries of the Hebei province.
在南荷兰省两位副省长的带领下，近50名的企业和科研单位代表参加了五月12-19日为期一周的中国经贸考察团。Led by Regional Ministers Adri Bom-Lemstra and Jeannette Baljeu, around 50 representatives of companies, knowledge institutions and authorities in Zuid-Holland are on a trade mission in China from 12 to 19 May inclusive. The development of the new super-city Xiongan, 100 km to the southeast of Beijing, takes centre stage.
南荷兰省作为河北省的姐妹省，透过提供成功的经验分享和专业的城市规划方案来积极的参与雄安新区未来的发展。 Province of Zuid Holland as a sister province of Hebei is actively involved with the future development of Xiong’an new area by providing expertise in urban strategic planning in terms of food, water and energy nexus. From 12 May till 19 May the Province of Zuid Holland will lead a delegation consisting of company representatives in the field of sustainable development and horti-agriculture to Xiongan new area as part of their China Mission.