Media & Reports 2022

03 October 2022

“China represents threat to established liberal world order and has become the biggest threat to world peace for many decades. Effective management of this complex relationship will require EU policymakers to move beyond the simplistic thinking of China solely as a rival or enemy” – EICC Secretary General Sunil Prasad said in a letter to the European Commission High Representative. He also warned that EU policy makers will need to abandon notions of collapsing China’s governance anytime soon and they will need to craft responsible and effective policies tailored to the China that exists today and the challenges it poses to EU’s interests and values every day.

19 July 2022

Crisis in Sri Lanka is a wake-up call for EU – EICC Secretary General Sunil Prasad warns EU President Ms. Ursula von der Leyen that “as Sri Lanka descents into further chaos, economic and political, it is a matter of grave concern not only for India but also to the West and EU, because of the island nation’s geo-strategic location and close business proximity with China.

05 July 2022

Targeting India for buying Russian oil smacks Europe’s hypocrisy amid policy paralysis. The EICC Secretary General Sunil Prasad in his article defends India’s Russia policy in the ongoing Ukraine war and explains the geo-politics of the region and India’s strategic geo-economic interest in keeping its Russia line alive. Here is the article:.

10 June 2022

Does China deserve to have a special investment agreement with EU? Absolutely Not. The Chamber’s Secretary General urges European Parliament President to take note of the challenges of China in the context of EP’s resolution on organ harvesting in China.

22 May 2022

China is exploiting Pakistan’s current social disorder, political chaos, economic miseries, and financial crisis to advance its economic goals, EICC Secretary General warns EU the danger of growing influence of China in Pakistan.

11 April 2022

In the Ukrainian crisis, China is part of the problem, not the solution, EICC Secretary-General writes to European Union High Representative and Vice President Mr Borrell saying that China is also a combatant in the war.

16 February 2022

Foreign Subsidies Regulation: cross-industry perspectives
Together with Europe India Chamber of Commerce (EICC) and organisations representing key EU trade and investment partners, AmCham EU released a joint statement sharing views on the proposed EU Regulation on Foreign Subsidies. Read the full statement in the following link:
Foreign Subsidies Regulation: cross-industry perspectives

21 January 2022

The defining challenge facing the European Parliament today is understanding how China is infiltrating in the European institutions especially since the COVID-19 pandemic, EICC Secretary General Sunil Prasad writes to the President of the European Parliament Ms. Roberta Metsola. He wrote, “With intensifying its crackdown not just on opposition and dissent, but also on perceived disloyalty, disaffection, policy disagreements and ideological nonconformity, the Chinese government is bent upon influencing the institutions and its members to serve Chinese interest. China is also taking advantage of an incoherent and inconsistent EU policy towards China.” See the link of the letter