The AHK (or Auslandshandelskammern) is a three-branch structure representing and supporting German-Chinese business relations, focusing on trade and investment. The AHK
is the representative body, DEInterntaional
offers its members various services, and the German Chamber of Commerce in China
is the membership organization. Membership provides access to various professional services and member platforms, including the directory of nearly 3,000 members. It also lets you get free to trainings and events, such as regular Deutscher Stammtischs and the annual German Ball, which attracts around 1,000 attendees every year. The AHK has five main offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and eight additional offices in Greater China and Germany. The Chamber was first established in 1981 with an office in Taipei.