Virtual Roundtable: EU-China Cooperation in Sustainable Finance

May 18, 11:00 to 12:00 CET

Comment on the EU Sanctions against China in the Neue Züricher Zeitung
by Prof. Löchel and Prof. Cremer (April 28)

„Der 14. Fünfjahresplan: In welche Richtung bewegt sich China?“

Ein Kommentar von Professor Dr. Horst Löchel


The Sino-German Center of Finance and Economics (SGC) at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is a registered association since 2015. It emerged from the RMB initiative of the Government of Hessen to position the financial center of Frankfurt as RMB offshore hub. The Center conducts independent and relevant research in the field of economic and financial affairs between Germany respectively Europa and China and serves as a forum for dialogue among academics and professionals of both countries

Virtual Roundtables

Recent Publications

SGC in the News: Prof. Löchel comments on China’s New Five-Year Plan

March 2021

SGC in the News: Prof. Löchel comments on China’s New Five-Year Plan

March 2021

Working Paper: The Benefits of China Depository Receipts – Evidence from Developed Economies

December 2020

Prof. Löchel comments on China’s intended new economic policy (in Chinese)

November 2020

‚Quarterly Newsletter from our cooperation partner CEINEX with an article by Prof. Löchel on the EU- China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment’.

October 2020

Artikel zur deutschen Chinapolitik

August 2020

Article: Covid-19 is a global crisis, don’t make it worse by making it a crisis of globalization

June 2020

Working Paper: Features of Chinese Financial Investors in Europe – Peer-Group Analysis

February 2020

New Working Paper: Inclusive Finance in the Rural Areas of China

December 2019

New Working Paper: Chinese Direct Investments in Germany

October 2019

The Opening Up of China´s Capital Market: Between Liberalization and Stability


Executive Board

In the Executive Board are representitives of the State of Hessen, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, J. W.Goethe-University and others elected by General Assembly.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees comprises the Deutsche Bundesbank, the Peoples Bank of China, the State of Hessen, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, J. W. Goethe – University as well as Renmin University of China.

Steering Committee

Members of the Steering Committee are sponsors of the center as well as the executive board members. Four levels of sponsorships exist: platinum membership, gold membership, silver membership and bronze membership.

Our Partners

Our Team

Co-Chairman of SGC
Co-Chairman of SGC
Project Coordinator

China Exposure of Frankfurt School

Academic Research

Technical Assistance in China and Germany

Our Cooperation Partners in China

External Experts

Prof. Iwo Amelungen
Prof. of Sinology, J. W. Goethe-University

Prof. Boris Bauke
Professor for SME, TH Aschaffenburg, University of Applied Science

Dr. Jochen Biedermann
Managing Director, World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC)

Dr Han Chen
Co-Chief Executive Officer, China Europe International Exchange AG (CEINEX)

Fabienne Frauendorfer
Head of Department International Economy, Economic Council (Wirtschaftsrat der CDU e.V.), Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Andreas Grünewald
Board FIVV AG and CEO of VuV

Patrick Hess
Senior Market Infrastructure Expert, European Central Bank (ECB)

Sonja Müller
China Competence Center, IHK Frankfurt

Andreas Odrian
Director Corporate Banking  Coverage China, Deutsche Bank AG, Shanghai

Christian Oestreich
Head International Relations, Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall

Bertram Roth
Director of Overseas Operations & Head of China Marketing, FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH

Jan Sächtig
Advisory Corporate Clients, Commerzbank AG

Hubertus Väth
Managing Director, Frankfurt Main Finance e. V.

“To promote a forward-looking and mutually beneficial

relationship between Germany and China.”

Forthcoming Events


Spring, 2020
(date to be announced soon)


Sino–German Cooperation in Banking and Finance – Opportunities and Challenges


Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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60322 Frankfurt, Germany


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