IMPORTANT NOTICE: This event will be conducted in Chinese only and a call in number will be sent to confirmed registrants.

The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) is pleased to invite you to a teleconference with the Vice Minister Wang Shouwen from MOFCOM and officials from other relevant Chinese ministries on March 12th, Thursday, 2020. Vice Minister Wang will update on the Chinese government's latest policies/measures in response to COVID-19.Most of the call will be in Q&A format with VM Wang Shouwen and other officials, moderated by AmCham China Chairman Greg Gilligan. Questions have been provided to MOFCOM on a non-attributable basis and officials will response to selected ones.

Other ministries involved in Q&A session is listed in below:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MOFA)

The National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC)

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology(MIIT)

The State Administration for Market Regulation(SMAR)

The State Taxation Administration (STA)

The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA)

The Ministry of Transport (MOT)

The General Administration of Customs, P.R.China(GACC)

Please note that this event will be Off the Record.


10 AM - 10:05 AM
Openning Remarks
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM
Openning Remarks
10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
This session will be moderated by Chairman Greg. Officials from 8 ministries will take turn to answer questions.
10:50 AM - 10:55 AM
Closing Speeches
10:55 AM - 11 AM
Closing Speeches


  • Shouwen Wang (Vice Minister, Deputy China International Trade Representative. at Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China)

    Shouwen Wang

    Vice Minister, Deputy China International Trade Representative. at Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China


    Wang Shouwen, male and of Han ethnicity, was born in Xuancheng, Anhui Province in Mar. 1966. He started his career in Feb. 1989 and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Apr. 1986. Wang obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Hunan University, a master’s degree in economics from the University of International Business and Economics and a doctoral degree in economics from Peking University.
    Having worked as Deputy Director of Translation and Interpretation Service Division of the Protocol Department, and Director of Tendering Division and Textile Division of the Department of Foreign Trade Administration of MOFTEC, Wang was promoted to Deputy Director General of the Department of Foreign Trade Administration in May 2001. He subsequently worked as Deputy Director-General of the Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of Tibet Autonomous Region under the Aid-Tibet Program in Aug. 2001. After his tenure as Deputy Director-General and Director-General of the Bureau of Fair Trade of MOFCOM starting from September 2003, Mr. Wang became Director General of the Department of Foreign Trade of MOFCOM in Dec. 2006 (between February 2009 and July 2010, he temporarily served as Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Nanjing Municipal Committee and Vice Mayor of Nanjing). In Aug. 2013, Wang was appointed Assistant Minister of Commerce and member of the CPC Leadership Group of MOFCOM. He was appointed Vice Minister and member of the CPC Leadership Group of MOFCOM in April 2015. In January 2018, Wang was also appointed Deputy China International Trade Representative.

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  • Greg Gilligan (Chairman at AmCham China)

    Greg Gilligan

    Chairman at AmCham China

    Greg Gilligan joined the PGA TOUR in late 2013 as Vice President and is the lead executive in China serving as PGA TOUR China Managing Director. Currently Chairman Emeritus, Mr. Gilligan served in an elected capacity as Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, as an officer for four consecutive terms from 2011 – 2014.

    Prior to the PGA TOUR Mr. Gilligan was the Managing Director of APCO Worldwide’s Beijing office. He joined APCO after serving as General Manager of Corporate Affairs for McDonald’s (China) Co., Ltd., where he developed and executed strategies to enhance McDonald's brand and corporate image among China’s regulatory bodies, consumers and other key stakeholders. Prior to that role he served as McDonald’s China’s General Manager for Southeast China.

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Employee of Member Companies

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