Asia - Pacific Rim
AIAG members are growing their business rapidly in China. At the same time, Chinese automotive OEMs and suppliers are eager to improve their quality and export capability in order to get in the global automotive mainstream.
In 2006, AIAG opened a representative office in Shanghai to support its members that are conducting business in the Chinese automotive industry. Many of the training courses, technical documents and publication, events and workshops that AIAG provides in North America are now available in China.
To learn more about AIAG's effort to bridge gaps in the Chinese automotive supply chain, click here to download flyer, or visit our Chinese-language website www.aiag.net.cn. For additional information, please contact Yilong Chen, Ph.D., AIAG’s general director of Asia Pacific Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (86 21) 50272721.
AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Forum
With the support from Chinese Ministry of Commerce and US Dept. of Commerce, AIAG has held its Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Forum since 2007, concurrently with the China International Auto Parts Expo (CIAPE) in Beijing.
At the AIAG Forum, purchasing executives of auto OEM and Tier 1 suppliers give presentations on their latest sourcing needs and strategies, requirements on their suppliers, and sourcing process. Auto parts suppliers have a chance to build business relationship with their potential customers. For more information can be found on our Chinese-language website: www.aiag.net.cn
AIAG Logistics Council in China
The Logistics Council members are from Chrysler, Ford, GM, Delhi, Visteon, Lear, JCI, Magna, BorgWarner and Bosch. The council is focused on addressing and resolving issues in the areas of logistics and materials management relating to China’s automotive market, sourcing, import and export, etc.
Cooperation and Partnership
As the importance of the Chinese market continues, AIAG supports OEMs and suppliers looking for growth opportunities. The following is a partial list of AIAG activities to foster cooperation and partnership.
- Sept. 8, 2011 – Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taizhou city of China to promote exchanges between American and Chinese auto industry.
- Sept. 7, 2011 – Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qingdao/Jimo city of China to promote exchanges between American and Chinese auto industry.
- Sept. 9, 2010 – Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Investment Promotion Agency ( CIPA) of Chinese Ministry of Commerce to mutually promote and exchange between American and Chinese auto industry.
- April 16, 2010 – Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Yangshan Port Group to drive cost and complexity from the supply chain.
- Sept. 24, 2009 – Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SME Tsinghua Univ. of China to bring quality core tool curriculum to the Chinese auto market.
- Nov. 10, 2008 – AIAG signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Hubei Sub-Council (CCPIT HUBEI) to develop a long-term, cooperative relationship in the areas of the technology, management and for the automotive supply chain between the two organizations.
- Oct. 29, 2007 – AIAG, Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and The Economic & Trade Commission of Fujian Province, China (Fujian ETC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the development of auto part suppliers in China (including HK) by providing a variety of value-added services including consultancy services, training and market promotion.
- Aug. 8, 2007 – AIAG signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Quality Certification Center to promote communication and collaboration between the U.S and Chinese automotive industry.
- Apr. 27, 2007 – AIAG signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Automatic Identification Manufacture Association of China (AIM China), to promote communication and collaboration between American and Chinese automotive enterprises, and advance the development of automotive industry supply chain and automatic identification in both countries.
- Nov. 19, 2006 – AIAG and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) of China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Beijing to promote dialogue and collaboration between the North American and Chinese automotive industries in the areas of technology, management and standards development.
- Aug. 17, 2006 – AIAG signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Auto Parts Sourcing Information System (APSIS), a joint venture with the Shanghai Automobile Industry Corporation (SAIC) and CAAM, to facilitate and coordinate AIAG-CAAM sponsored events in North America and China.
- Aug. 16, 2006 – AIAG and the Chongqing Economic Commission (CQEC), the Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission (CQFTERC) and the Chongqing Personnel Bureau (CQPB) signed a letter of intent to begin a gap analysis of the Chongqing automotive parts enterprises.
- Aug. 15, 2006 – AIAG signed a collaborative memorandum of understanding with the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) in Beijing to promote communication and collaboration between the U.S. and Chinese automotive industries.
For more information, please visit our Chinese-language website: www.aiag.net.cn