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British Foreign Office publishes China economic factsheet

British Foreign Office publishes China economic factsheet

January 8, 2019

The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Economics Unit’s economic factsheets summaries key economic data for over 180 of the world’s economies on just 2 pages. They offer a snapshot …


China Economy Update November 2018 from British Embassy

December 10, 2018

On 27th November the British Embassy in Beijing published its latest China Economy Update for November 2018 on key macroeconomic developments in China. In summary the report states: The latest October …


Key tunnel of Beijing-Zhangjiakou railway network finished

November 20, 2018

The drilling of Qinghuayuan tunnel was completed on 20th November in Beijing, an important progress for the Beijing-Zhangjiakou intercity high-speed railway construction to move ahead smoothly. The tunnel, which began …


Change to Chinese Visa fee for UK Citizens

November 20, 2018

The Chinese embassy in London has announced from 19th November 2018, that visa fees will increase for 5 year and 10 year visas. The fees of consular documents will be adjusted as follows: Visa Fees Nationality Regular service …


UK firms secure £2 billion of deals at Expo in Shanghai

November 13, 2018

The China International Import Expo saw the UK delegation, led by International Trade Minister Dr Liam Fox, secure commercial deals across a range of sectors according to gov.uk. The UK …


Northern Ireland company signs deal with the Chinese Football Association

November 13, 2018

A Northern Ireland based company STATSports has signed a new deal with the Chinese Football Association (CFA) to provide its wearable technology to all national teams within the federation. China …


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 …


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 …


Blog posts

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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