Start date: 14/06/2017 09:00

End date: 14/06/2017 14:00

Venue: Grosvenor House

Costs: Free

Open for: All welcome

Address: 89 – 90 Park Lane, London, W1K 7TN, United Kingdom

Guangdong Economic and Trade Cooperation Conference (London)

Our Event

June 14

Registration is now closed for this event, for any enquiries please email

The Party Secretary of Guangdong province will be leading a delegation of official and business representatives on a visit to the UK this June.

The delegation is looking to meet with UK companies to discuss investment and cooperation opportunities at this conference.

Draft Agenda

09:00 Registration
10:00 Programme I: Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome speech by DG – UK Export Finance at Department for International Trade, Mr. Louis Taylor
  • Welcome speech by Vice CEO of Innovate UK, Mr. Kevin Baughan
  • Welcome speech by Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to U.K., Mr. LIU Xiaoming
  • Speech by CEO of BYD, Mr. WANG Chuanfu
  • Speech by Director of Jardine Matheson and Chairman of China-Britain Business Council, Lord Sassoon
  • Keynote speech by Party Serectary of CPC Guangdong Committee, Mr. HU Chunhua
  • Speech by Vice Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Government, Mr. CHEN Biao
11:30 Programme II: Workshops
  • Finance Workshop - click here for more information
  • Technology Innovation Workshop - click here for more information
  • Foreign Talent Recruitment Workshop - click here for more information
  • Match-making for other industries – click here to view the list of Chinese Companies and here to view the Chinese company profiles, during registration you will be able to select 3 companies to meet with
13:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 End

About Guangdong Province
Guangdong Province is located in the southeast of China Mainland and adjacent to Hong Kong and Macau. As the pioneering province since China implemented the Reform and Opening Up Policy in 1978, Guangdong is now the strongest province in the country. In 2016, Guangdong’s GDP reached 1.1 trillion US Dollars, growing by 7.5%, ranking No. 16 in the world as an economic entity. The import and export value exceeded 1 trillion USD, taking up 1/4 of the national total. By far, there are over 170000 foreign enterprises established in Guangdong and Guangdong enterprises have invested in over 100 countries in the world, establishing over 6000 enterprises.

Guangdong enjoys excellent investment environment, huge space for business development, complete infrastructure, transportation accessibility in all directions, widely covering communication networks, high-efficient and smooth custom clearance, a large amount of high quality human resources, complete industry system, standard financing system and intellectual property right transaction market.
With the implementation of the cooperation frame agreements among Guangdong Hong Kong and Macau, the Great Pearl River Delta is under accelerating formation as the world-class city cluster.
There are 3 special economic zones, 6 national economic and technological development zones, 9 hi-tech industrial development zones, 17 bonded logistics supervision areas/sites, 36 provincial industry relocation industrial parks and a batch of provincial development zones. All these areas provide great opportunities for business.

Registration is now closed for this event, for any enquiries please email