Welcome to the ACEC!

The Austrian-Chinese Economic Committee ACEC was founded 1993 - jointly by Vienna Municipality, Austrian National Bank and Bank Austria Creditanstalt and a group of small and medium sized companies. They are the main sponsors which further support ACEC until now - as a non-profitable organization for promotion of bilateral relations between Austria and China.
The initiative for establishing ACEC had been set by the China Council for Promotion of International Trade CCPIT in Beijing. Both organizations closely connected by personal relations and amicable partnership up to now.

ACEC maintains and permanently expands its network of close contacts with public and private institutions/organizations as well as with economic circles in Austria and China.

In 2008 the Austria-China Association for International Technology Cooperation (ACAITC) had been set up as a sub-organisation of ACEC aiming at promoting cooperation between Austrian and Chinese institutes/institutions/enterprises in the fields of science and technology including research activities in close cooperation with its Chinese counterpart, the China Association for International Science & Technology Cooperation (CAISTC) under the Ministry of Science & Technology MOST in Beijing .

Main China-related issues dealt with by ACEC
- Education (Students Welcome) Program
- Project support and development
- Technology/Know How Transfer/Cooperation