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Business News

Penglai becomes even more famous

19 Sep, 2018

The China Chit Chat event on 16 October will reveal the journey of Treaty Port in Penglai, which is the City where one of our members was born and where many of her family live, so there are even greater ties between Bristol and that region of China. Do join us for the event to learn more about the region and the viticulture scene. Full story >

West businesses already active in ‘top tier’ Chinese markets

05 Sep, 2018

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said up to 400,000 businesses ‘believe’ they could export but are not doing so. Full story >

Connecting to China: Bureau reaches out to Swindon businesses

09 Aug, 2018

Bristol and West of England China Bureau will launch its Autumn networking programme in Swindon in response to growing interest locally in establishing business links with China and the Far East. Full story >

Darwin Room marks first anniversary winning major orders from China

21 Jun, 2018

Bookbarn International’s Darwin Room has secured its biggest order yet – all the way from Shandong Province in China. Full story >

China Bureau turns tables on business networking

24 Apr, 2018

Bristol and West of England China Bureau members will get an insight in to the changing world of casinos at their next Pow Wow event in June. Full story >

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 >