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Hotel ensures Chinese New Year celebrations are a roaring success

05 Mar, 2018

Bristol business people were out in force for the annual Chinese New Year Reception and Banquet organised by the Bristol and West of England China Bureau. Full story >

05 Mar, 2018

The new generation of Chinese visitors arriving in the UK are searching tax-breaks on luxury goods as well as sampling Western culture. Full story >

Chinese investment puts rug importers top of pile

29 Sep, 2017

The South West’s leading handmade rug and crafts business has secured its long term future thanks to significant investment from China. Full story >

Foreign healthcare companies should be selective about opportunities in China, says Global Growth Markets

27 Sep, 2017

Speaking on the "Healthy China, Healthy Profits" healthcare panel at the China Britain Business Council (CBBC) SME Forum in Bristol, UK, on 26-Sep-17, CEO of research and advisory firm Global Growth Markets, Pete Read, said foreign companies looking for opportunities in China's healthcare market should be selective. He pointed out the increasingly competitive situation in first tier cities and Level III hospitals, and the success of foreign firms which have identified a niche where they have a product or service advantage. Full story >

Turning over a new leaf to fight inner city air pollution

02 Aug, 2017

Bristol should follow China’s lead in fighting inner city pollution by greening its buildings. Full story >

28 Jul, 2017

IPIEC is an international Innovation & Entrepreneurship competition organised by WTOIP, funded and supported by local Guangzhou government, and in particular the Guangzhou Ministry for Industry & Technology (MIIT) and the Guangzhou Tech Transfer Office. Full story >

West firms encouraged to find business match in Asia

27 Jul, 2017

UK companies keen to explore business opportunities in the East are being steered to a high profile symposium to be held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London in September. Full story >

Bristol firms should be watching out for epic Belt and Road saga

27 Jul, 2017

China’s multi trillion dollar Belt and Road initiative is creating international infrastructure to Game of Thrones dimensions - and firms in the UK needs to jump aboard while they can. Full story >

Partnerships bring South West closer to business and provincial leaders in China.

21 Jun, 2017

The Bristol and West of England China Bureau has signed two key agreements to strengthen links with business and provincial government leaders in China. Full story >

15 Jun, 2017

A brace of appointments at Bristol and West of England China Bureau will add key skill sets to the organisation as it steps up regional business initiatives with China. Full story >