GIZ has been working on behalf of the German Government for almost 40 years to support China in its reform and openness policy.
The largest commissioning parties of projects and programmes in China are the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). As a federally owned enterprise, GIZ also operates in China on behalf of the European Union, foundations, Chinese public sector clients, and European businesses.
GIZ works in China in the following priority areas:
- The rule of law
- Climate change, the environment and natural resources
- Industry 4.0, energy, transport and mobility
- Standards in industry, infrastructure and trade