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Fingerprints Collection for Chinese Visas begins in November for UK

Fingerprints Collection for Chinese Visas begins in November for UK

October 26, 2018

With effect from 1 November 2018, all visa applicants aged between 14 and 70 inclusive will need to make their visa application in person at a Visa Application Centre. As …


UK signs deal to allow potatoes to China

August 29, 2018

The British government minister in charge of International Trade Dr Liam Fox has signed a deal to allow UK potatoes to be exported to China. The deal is expected to …


Northern Ireland diary firm to benefit from UK-China deal

August 29, 2018

One of Northern Ireland’s largest diary companies is set to benefit from a deal signed on 24th August between the UK and China. International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP …


UK sets its sights on China post-brexit with launch of Export Strategy

August 22, 2018

The British International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox yesterday launched a new Export Strategy for to boost exports post Brexit. In his speech he talked about the influence of China on …


Railway speed rises to 350 km/h for Beijing-Tianjin line

August 13, 2018

China on 8th August increased the maximum speed of bullet trains on the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed railway to 350 km per hour (km/h), reducing the intercity travel time by five minutes. …


China’s FDI remains stable in Q1 2018

August 13, 2018

China’s foreign direct investment (FDI) has remained stable in scale and optimized in quality as the business environment has become more attractive, according to industry experts. “Looking at the data …


A-shares increase foreign capital values

August 4, 2018

Foreign capital has continued to flow into China’s A-share stock market, data from the Wind Economic Database showed. A-shares trade on the two Chinese stock exchanges, the Shanghai Stock Exchange and …


New Guangzhou and Israel direct flight launched

August 4, 2018

A new air route was launched on 2nd August between Guangzhou city in South China’s Guangdong province and Tel Aviv, Israel’s second-largest city. It is the first direct flight linking …


Air pollution control benefits begin to be seen

July 22, 2018

China’s action plan on air pollution prevention and control has generated great health benefits, according to a recent research according to state media, Xinhua. China issued the Air Pollution Prevention …


China’s bond values increase in June

July 22, 2018

The value of bonds issued in China last month totaled 4.1 trillion yuan (about $606 billion), up from 3.8 trillion yuan in May, according to the state media organisation Xinhua. …


British Government update on China Travel Advice 26th October 2018

October 26, 2018

The British Government has updated its travel advice for China. Latest update: Entry requirements section and summary – with effect from 1 November 2018, all visa applicants aged between 14 …

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Brexit: Custom’s Union debate and China
Brexit: Custom’s Union debate and China
February 26, 2018 by China Hub

Following the announcement by the leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn in the UK that the Labour party would favour the creation of a customs union with the EU. We …

China country snapshot from UK Science and Innovation Network
China country snapshot from UK Science and Innovation Network
February 15, 2018 by China Hub

The UK Science and Innovation Network updated their country snapshot for China. The Science and Innovation Network Country Snapshot for China provides information on the local Science and Innovation landscape, …

May’s visit to China is part of the Brexit strategy
May’s visit to China is part of the Brexit strategy
January 30, 2018 by China Hub

Theresa May arrives in China soon with one goal, “make Brexit a success”. But what does China have to do with this? Well when the UK leaves the European Union, …

Why China’s ban on plastic waste should be an opportunity for western countries
Why China’s ban on plastic waste should be an opportunity for western countries
January 30, 2018 by China Hub

On 1st January 2018 China banned the import of certain plastics and recycling materials, due to environmental concerns around the way these are recycled. Basically saying to the world “keep …

UK-China Relationship after Brexit Paper
UK-China Relationship after Brexit Paper
January 29, 2018 by China Hub

UK-China Relationship after Brexit China Hub has today published its discussion paper on the future relationship of UK-China relations after Brexit. The paper discusses the different options for Brexit and …


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