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New Chinese Ministry to police emissions

April 24, 2018

China’s newly established Ministry of Ecology and Environment will police the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, said an official from the Energy Foundation — an international nongovernmental organization aimed …


Beijing to establish intellectual property centers

April 24, 2018

Beijing will establish two intellectual property protection centers this year, according to the information office of the Beijing municipal government. The two centers will mainly serve sectors of new information …


Intellectual property cases in Guangdong up 65%

April 24, 2018

The Guangdong Provincial Higher People’s Court handled 71,000 intellectual property rights (IPR) cases in 2017, up 64.7% from the previous year. According to a white paper on IPR protection in …


First Digital China Summit concludes

April 24, 2018

The first Digital China Summit concluded today in Fuzhou, capital of East China’s Fujian province. The summit, attended by 293 companies, demonstrated the latest fruits of the development of the …


British Embassy Beijing publishes monthly China Economy Update

April 24, 2018

The British Embassy in Beijing today published its monthly China Economy Update. In summary the update concluded: ▪ Official data shows China’s economy kicks off 2018 with growth above target …


International investors look to China’s global cities

March 29, 2018

China’s top tier cities may elevate themselves from regional centers to future global metropolises, with advantages for investors in sectors such as smart cities and AI (artificial intelligence) according to …


EU-China Year of Tourism Conference in Ireland highlights opportunities for Ireland

March 29, 2018

The Ireland China Business Association hosted a Sino-Irish Business Seminar. The seminar related to the EU-China Tourism Year which was set to provide delegates with the opportunities for Ireland. EU-China …


Ireland gears up with China Ready Programme

March 28, 2018

Ireland is gearing up to welcome more Chinese tourists following the announcement of a direct flight to Beijing last week. Fáilte Ireland is the National Tourism Development Authority. Their role …


China to cut more taxes to grow the economy

March 28, 2018

China is set to cut the value-added tax rates as part of a tax reduction package amounting to 400 billion yuan ($63 billion) this year to drive growth, a State …


State-owned enterprises profits rise over 25%

March 28, 2018

China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) saw profits rise by 25.3% in the first two months of the year. The results are better than expected and set the trend for the rest …


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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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