CBBC Hosts Reception to Welcome Minister Lord Johnson to China
On Thursday evening (31st August 2023), the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) hosted a welcome reception for the Minister of State in the Department for Business and Trade, Lord Dominic Johnson at the InterContinental Ruijin in Shanghai.
The event was co-organised by CBBC and the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai.
Lord Johnson’s arrival follows the visit of Foreign Secretary James Cleverley who was in Beijing on Wednesday to meet with Vice President Han Zheng and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Ahead of the reception in Shanghai, Lord Johnson met with CBBC member companies for a roundtable discussion. During the meeting, the business representatives present shared their perspective on their business operations in China and stressed the importance of senior-level government engagement as well as technical exchanges in areas such as IP, standards, and green finance.
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As the country of honor at this year’s CIFTIS, the UK pavilion as well as other activity aimed at promoting British services will kick-off this weekend; stay tuned!