About Us

The idea to set up the Maltese – Chinese Chamber of Commerce came up during a trip to China in October, 2010 by the founders of the organisation, - Mr Maurice Mizzi; Mr. Ian Mizzi and Mr. Reno Calleja the latter being a long time veteran of Maltese – Sino relations.

It was recognised that while many country specific business organisations existed, there was no such organisation covering China. A general meeting was organised on the 31st. January, 2011, with the help of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry to gauge the interest of such an organisation. The response was astounding with over 200 business people attending. The audience included prominent businessmen, lawyers and politicians. The meeting was graciously chaired by the President of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, Mrs. Helga Ellul. Those present were addressed by H.E. Chinese Ambassador to Malta, Mr. Keyuan Zhang, who pointed out that the date of the meeting had a particular significance as it marked the 39th. Anniversary from the establishment of relations between China and Malta.

The objectives of the Maltese – Chinese chamber of Commerce are: