A Retiring Glance At Trade – Past, Present And Future
As my tenure at UK Trade & Investment draws to a close, it’s time for a little reflection…
Hear compelling findings from a recent key report on business opportunities in China’s emerging regional cities and explore where and how best your company should engage with these opportunities
Join us at February's event, held in partnership with CBBC and UKTI, to gain an insight into the ongoing growth of
The focus for many British companies in
The report - Opportunities for UK Businesses in
Key findings – Highlights
· Since 2007 exports to
· Exports of machinery and transport equipment are the biggest success for the region, growing by an amazing 58% since 2007.
· The East Midlands has identified two priority locations to develop business with
· These locations have been chosen because of pre-existing strong political and civic links however, opportunities are being developed throughout
· A sector based focus has been adopted particularly in transport and environmental technologies. In addition, the sector strengths identified in the Regional Economic Strategy are also promoted. These include construction, healthcare and food and drink.
09h30 Registration and Refreshments
10h00 Chair’s Welcome and Introduction
Peter Hogarth, International Trade Director, UKTI
10h10 Momentum of Policy Initiatives in
Development - Highlights of China’s 12th Five Year Plan
10h40 Key Research Findings & Opportunities for UK Companies in
Stewart Ferguson, Head of Research, CBBC
11h25 Doing Business in a Chinese regional city: A Company’s
Patrick Tindale, CEO, 4Energy
11h50 Interactive Panel Discussion and Q&A
12h30 Networking Lunch
13h30 One to One Sessions
Please click here to book your place on the China - Britain Business Council website.
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