The German – Chinese Friendship Association (DCF) was founded in 1996.  It is a Germany-wide organisation with headquarter in the city of Leipzig. Our objective is to develop the German-Chinese relations on an economical, cultural and social level. DCF has become focal point for all kinds of contacts between German and Chinese partners. We support cooperation between governmental authorities and private companies.

Our members are organisations, enterprises and individuals in Germany, Austria and Italy, who are interested and actively engaged in China. Well-known representatives of government, industry and public life are committed to our organisation and we have initiated and accomplished numeral bilateral cooperation projects with economical success for both sides.
Since 1996 DCF has accomplished

  • workshops for the  promotion of German technology in China on behalf of German Federal Ministries (BMWi, BMU)
  • member of the Initiative Olympics Beijing 2008 of German Industries foundation of joint-ventures and foreign owned companies in China
  • coordination of a joint nature conservation project between United Arab Emirates and P.R. of China
  • coordination of a World Bank project in Chongqing
  • organisation of projects for energy saving architecture in China
  • workshops for the monitoring of endangered species in China
  • training courses for managers involved in East-West-cooperation
  • organisation of trade fairs and exhibition participations
  • organisation of bi-lateral delegation visits
  • agreements for cooperation between communities, organisations and enterprises
  • establish city partnerships, e.g. City of Halle and City of Jiaxing
  • donations for Chinese victims of flood catastrophes
  • support “China goes Germany”, e.g. presentation City of Sanya, Hainan Province P.R. of China during the worlds leading travel trade show ITB Berlin in 2007 and 2008; organization of a reception for high ranking leaders of politics, business, tourism and media
  • regular cultural events with ambitious ethnic presentations and exhibitions

These are only examples of our organisational work. Our every day business includes:  meetings of entrepreneurs engaged in German-Chinese relations, promotion of young talents, supporting Chinese students and sports teams, keeping our members informed about the current questions relating to China and more than this.