Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Water Years Holdings’ 2017 debut on the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange (DCSX) opened the floodgates for Chinese companies to list on the exchange.Credit: DCSX When Water Years Holdings, a small Chinese firm that sells wine and candy made from blueberries, was looking to go public in 2017, there were few options. The company, which had earned a profit of less than $50,000 in the prior year, was too small to qualify for a listing on the Shanghai or Hong Kong stock exchanges. New York and Singapore were also out of the question. So company executives hopped on a flight to Curaçao, a small Dutch territory about 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela, to join the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange (DCSX). It was one of the island’s first Chinese listings, and in the bourse’s ceremonial hall, executives banged a ceremonial gong and exchanged champagne toasts with Curaçao power brokers, such as the territory’s minister of finance. Credit: Free Vector Maps “In the future, there will be a steady flow of Chinese companies entering Europe’s capital market,” Liu Yang, the chairman of Water Years, said at a press conference held in Subscribe, register or login to read the rest. Registered users can access a limited amount of content for free.Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.