UK Prime Minister announces a new package of UK-China creative and cultural collaboration today, including commercial deals for a new Eden Project and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in China.
As China’s economy diversifies, and as the country moves from a heavily industrialised to a knowledge-based, innovation-driven economy, there are ambitions for culture and creative industries to reach 5% of China’s national GDP by 2020. The UK is seen as a strong partner for China to achieve its ambitions in this sector, with creative industries […]
Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a Business Forum in Shanghai, on day three of her visit to China.
Thank you very much, Jack, and good morning everyone. And let me just say it’s a pleasure to see so many Chinese and British business leaders sitting side by side here today. I think It’s a very real expression of the golden era of relations between our countries. I’ve talked a lot with my Chinese […]
China will further open its vast market to Britain as the green light has been given to allow British beef imports for the first time in twenty years.
On Wednesday (31 January), Prime Minister Theresa May met with China’s second most important politician, Premier Li Keqiang, to signal her determination to boost trade with the giant economy. Speaking in Beijing, Mrs May revealed that British beef would be exported to China for the first time since the BSE, or ‘mad cow’, crisis […]
Britain’s retail sales volume in June increased by 3.6 percent compared with June 2013 and by 0.1 percent compared with May 2014, said Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Thursday. In June 2014, all retail sectors recorded sales volume increase year-on-year. The last time this was seen was in March 2012, said ONS. In the […]
The growing tide of Chinese outbound investment is one of the most exciting trends in the UK-China commercial relationship. Some of the biggest names in Chinese business have been drawn to the UK’s open and welcoming environment in recent years, making Britain the number one destination in Europe for Chinese investment. CBBC’s China Outbound programme […]
34 speakers will address 500 delegates on China in Transformation and Opportunities for Britain #ChBiz2014 On Tuesday 14 January 2014 in central London, 500 delegates will attend the China-Britain Business Council’s (CBBC) annual conference. Endorsed by the Prime Minister, this sold-out conference will look at China in Transformation and Opportunities for Britain. The China Business […]
Events Manager/Executive China-Britain Business Council Locations: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing Package: Competitive salary, based on qualification and experience The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) helps UK companies grow and develop their business in China, via a network of 13 offices in China and 10 in the UK. Our mission is to help UK […]
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday sharply upgraded its growth forecast for Britain in 2013 and 2014, while revising down global economic growth estimates by a big margin. In its latest Economic Outlook report, the OECD said the British economy would grow by 1.4 percent this year and 2.4 percent in […]
British Nobel Prize-winning writer Doris Lessing died Sunday morning in London at the age of 94, said her publisher. According to a statement by Harper Collins, she “passed away peacefully” at home in the early hours on Sunday. “Doris Lessing was one of the great writers of our age,” Charlie Redmayne, the UK chief executive […]
Senior Chinese political advisor Wang Gang on Wednesday met with a group of British politicians headed by former First Secretary of State and Business Secretary Peter Mandelson. Wang, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said China and Britain have immense potential for cooperation. He said the two sides […]