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28 Oct, 2016

Imported food and beverage is big business in China. While Chinese consumers may be buying more locally-made goods overall, foreign fare is one of the shining segments for exporters around the world. Chinese shoppers are trading up, adopting more international tastes and continue to worry about the health and safety of locally-produced provisions. Full story >

How China's biggest search engine aims to fix a huge crisis in healthcare

28 Oct, 2016

Baidu - China's biggest search engine - has introduced an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot to connect with patients, field medical questions and suggest diagnoses to doctors. Full story >

11 Oct, 2016

View the slides from the Sustainable Building China Bureau Pow Wow by Barry Wilson. Full story >

03 Oct, 2016

The EU Referendum Brexit vote has prompted many businesses to start seeking opportunities outside the EU, and the UK government must now negotiate bilateral trade agreements which will help lower ‘entry barriers’ to non-European markets. Full story >

Bureau seeks Director of China Affairs & Initiatives

19 Sep, 2016

We are seeking a director of China Affairs to identify initiatives which positively benefit and connect the B&WoECB communities and are harmonious with the organisations strategy between Bristol & West England & China. Full story >

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR CHINA LINKS

12 Sep, 2016

Growing links between the West of England and China have led to a call for more business people with an interest in China to volunteer to support the organisation in the region that promotes connectivity between the two countries. Full story >

Bureau builds sustainable links with China

02 Sep, 2016

Sustainable building and environmental technologies will be in the spotlight at the latest Bristol and West of England China Bureau Pow Wow held in conjunction with Low Carbon South West. Full story >

10 Aug, 2016

There is government funding available for innovative UK SMEs to carry out international cooperation feasibility studies which will lead to building new international business networks. Full story >

International Travel More ‘Essential’ Than Ever for Chinese, Especially Millennials - JingDaily.com

25 Jul, 2016

Chinese jetsetters aren’t slowing down, according to the latest Chinese International Travel Monitor 2016 report by Hotels.com. Out of 3,000 outbound travelers surveyed, 92 percent planned to either spend more or the same amount on taking trips in the next year, with one-third spending more, viewing travel as “an essential part of life.” The demographic devoting the most of their budget to trip-taking are millennials—they already set aside more than a quarter of their income for it. Full story >