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New restrictions on China's outbound foreign investments

New restrictions on China's outbound foreign investments

05/12/2016

On the evening of 29 November, rumours spread of a draft proposal from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). The talk was that China was outlining new rules on outbound foreign investment in an effort to reduce capital outflows, which have been applying downward pressure on the renminbi and draining foreign exchange reserves. Not long afterwards, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) issued a short statement saying that it would only clamp down on “fake” transactions while continuing to clear genuine ones. 

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Chinese e-commerce industry changes shape as Singles’ Day breaks more records

Chinese e-commerce industry changes shape as Singles’ Day breaks more records

28/11/2016

As this year’s Singles’ Day, also known as ‘Double 11’, came to a close at midnight on the 11th of November, all of its previous records were once again comfortably surpassed. Singles’ Day, a theme which has been dominated by its original inventor, the e-commerce group Alibaba, reached new heights this year, both in the sheer volume of revenue and the number of brands taking part.

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Sino-UK research partnership receives funding approval from Gates Foundation

Sino-UK research partnership receives funding approval from Gates Foundation

28/11/2016

On 17 November, coinciding with World Prematurity Day, two members of the China-Britain Business Council – Anglia Ruskin University and Beijing Yes Medical Devices Co – received approval for over US$400,000 of funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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CBBC Welcomes More New Members

CBBC Welcomes More New Members

17/11/2016

Around 20 delegates from newly joined China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) member companies attended the CBBC New Members Welcome Lunch on 16th November at our London headquarters.

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CBBC survey reveals UK companies confident in post-Brexit trade with China

CBBC survey reveals UK companies confident in post-Brexit trade with China

15/11/2016

The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) has conducted a survey with responses from 266 companies within our network on the effect leaving the EU will have on UK-China business opportunities and on the need for a free-trade agreement (FTA) with China. The survey shows businesses expect more opportunities and see the strong need for a Free-Trade Agreement.

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8th UK-China Economic & Financial Dialogue - Banquet in honour of Vice-Premier Ma Kai

8th UK-China Economic & Financial Dialogue - Banquet in honour of Vice-Premier Ma Kai

11/11/2016

On Thursday 10th November 2016, the China-Britain Business Council along with partners CCCME, CCCUK and The 48 Group Club, welcomed His Excellency Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China Ma Kai to a spectacular evening banquet on the occasion of the 8th UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue at The Langham Hotel in London.

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2016 British Business Awards winners announced

2016 British Business Awards winners announced

07/11/2016

On 3 November, 11 winners of the British Business Awards (BBA) 2016 were announced at the InterContinental Shanghai Pudong. Hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, the BBA 2016 consisted of eight award categories to recognise excellence in innovation, enterprise and endeavour in the British business community in China.

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Fourth CBBC China Outbound Conference held in Shanghai

Fourth CBBC China Outbound Conference held in Shanghai

07/11/2016

The China-Britain Business Council's fourth annual China Outbound Conference was held on 3 November 2016 in Shanghai with close to 500 attendees. Over a hundred UK investment opportunities were presented to Chinese investors at the event in the Mandarin Oriental Pudong, which attracted government officials and business people from across industry to discuss deals and take part in project matching sessions.

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Why the burgeoning tech collaboration between China and the UK is only in its infancy

Why the burgeoning tech collaboration between China and the UK is only in its infancy

04/11/2016

CBBC's Mark Hedley talks to The Drum on tech collaboration between the UK and China

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British Motorsport Festival held in Beijing

British Motorsport Festival held in Beijing

31/10/2016

A one-of-a-kind motorsport event for all the family, The British Motorsport Festival in Beijing in October 2016 provided a great family day out with activities for club speedsters, car fans, karting enthusiasts, anglophiles, young adults and kids alike.

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