China Enterprise Confederation&China Enterprise Directors Association
China Enterprise Confederation(CEC*)/China
Enterprise Directors Association(CEDA), as the Chinese representative
of employers,is a non-governmental institution.CEC(formerly known
as CEMA which was renamed to China Enterprise Confederation on April
20,1999.),established in 1979, and CEDA , established in 1983,merged
into one institution in 1988.
The supreme power of CEC/CEDA rests with the Conference of All China
Representatives, which is responsible for making and amending the
statutes of the organization, setting long-term strategies, deciding
on important issues, adopting resolutions, recommending membership
applications and proposing candidates for the Board of Directors.
CEC/CEDA's members are mainly enterprises, companies,
entrepreneurs, provincial and municipal association, industry association
and trade associations. Today CEC/CEDA comprises 436,000 members,including
all kinds of ownership enterprises and individual employers representing
34 industrial sectors in 30 provinces,260 industrial cities and regions.Application
for membership is voluntary.
In upholding its principle of serving enterprises and entrepreneurs
in general. CEC/CEDA is dedicated to promoting enterprise reform and
development ,upgrading the level of enterprise management, increasing
the competitiveness of domestic and international enterprises, safeguarding
the legal rights and interests of employers,building entrepreneurship
and encouraging the sustained development of enterprises.
CEC/CEDA seeks to
1) Provide enterprises and companies with training opportunities,advisory
and information serices and technology transfers;
2) Participate in the legislative processes concerning industrial
3) Publish books and periodicals on business management;
4) Facilitate exchanges at the international level, thereby helping
to achieve the ultimate target of establishing modern enterprise management
5) Improve communication between Chinese and foreign companies;
6) Promote cooperation between managers and workers;
7) Help foster sound relationships between managers and workers;
8) Acknowledge excellent companies and entrepreneurs;
9) Develop human resources.
10) Develop advanced models.