Newsletter July 2014



























































Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC



Miller Canfield, PLC


Lucerne International

Cats Co

Hylant Group, Inc.

Mellen, Smith & Pivoz, PLC

Deloitte LLP

Fleishman Hillard

Clayton & McKervey, P.C.


Corrigan Air & Sea

DTE Energy

Fidelity National Title

NAI Farbman

North Cal Wood Products Inc

Rudolph/Libbe Companies





           The DCBA 19th Annual International Golf Outing & Banquet

Thursday, September 18th at TPC ,Michigan

Book your Foursome in month of August and you will receive: 

  • $200 off if you purchase with Hole Sponsorship (along with your Foursome in the month of August only)

  • Ticket to September 19th's Detroit event (meet delegates)

  • Prices may rise in September, thus book your tickets today!

  • Hole Sponsorships $300

Come one, come all - enjoy  golfing and networking at Michigan's TPC in Dearborn at DCBA's 19th Annual International Golf Outing & BanquetThursday, September 18.  The event includes Lunch, Goodies, Light-hearted prizes, 18 holes, Cocktail reception, Dinner Banquet, and more.  Last year's event forced us to turn away dozens.  To secure your place this year, we're sending you this sign up form early.  And rewarding those who do with special August Offer.

This year, China's Ministry of Commerce is sending up to 20 company leaders in search of partners and investment opportunities in new electric & clean energy, and alt-fuels across the board in the transportation industries.  China's bursting at the pockets with liquidity, so lets show them the Motor Metropolis is the place to be.

For event sponsorship information and /or other questions regarding the outing/delegation, please contact:

Milan Stevanovich: 248.719.9100  (Direct) / 248. 918.0391(Office) /

Cathy Cui:       248.882.5672 (Direct) / 248. 918.0391(Office) /

On Friday, September 19th (save the date) New Energy Program

The Detroit Chinese Business Association is hosting Ministry of Commerce Delegates for a "show and ask" about Investment opportunities in Detroit. Up to 20 Companies with mandate from Chinese Government, seeking joint ventures, investment, collaborations with companies whom can help China reduce carbon emissions for vehicles …  

Companies & Innovators looking to do business with and or in China, and DCBA Sponsors (whom do most the work for Michigan firms in China) should consider attending…   Details regarding registration & location for 19th to be released soon…

Welcome New Members

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              DCBA In the News

Nexteer Automotive on frontier on expected wave of Chinese automotive investment [Detroit Free Press :: ]

Written by Brent Snavely

July 14--As a pioneer on the frontier of Chinese automotive investment in the U.S., Laurent Bresson knows the world is watching his every move, and he's OK with that.

Bresson, 42, is a Frenchmen running a global automotive supplier in Saginaw that is controlled by Chinese investors.


"The Chinese auto suppliers need to have research and development and technology that they don't have, and that is bringing them here," said James Cambridge, a partner with the Detroit law firm of Kerr Russell.


Jerry Xu, president of the Detroit Chinese Business Association, said Michigan is in a strong position to benefit from Chinese automotive investment.

Gov. Rick Snyder and other economic development officials have visited China three times to recruit investment, and Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano also has been a vocal proponent of building ties with the Chinese. Michigan has an infrastructure to support the automotive industry, and GM and Ford have invested heavily in new auto plants in China.

"Detroit is probably the best place for Chinese manufacturers to grow their business, other than China," Xu said... Read more