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China calls for WTO members to unite against US

March 28, 2018

China has called for World Trade Organization members to oppose the US section 301  trade sanctions investigation, saying the unilateral action is detrimental to all parties. The recent US move …


Vice-Premier Liu He calls for rationality on Sino-US trade issue

March 27, 2018

Vice-Premier Liu He has called for rationality and joint efforts by China and the US to safeguard the stability of Sino-US trade relations. He made the remarks at two events …


New skyscraper in China set to be tallest

March 27, 2018

A new record for the highest building in China is expected to be set as a skyscraper broke ground on 26th March in Shenzhen, Guangdong. As planned, the height of the …


Intellectual property rights fortify entertainment market in China

March 26, 2018

A whole new business of intellectual property or IP rights related to digital games, online literature, films, TV dramas, animation and comics has emerged in China. Mobile games based on …


Light Bridge links Belfast and China

March 26, 2018

Belfast is making itself a beacon for China by lighting up a number of buildings in red and gold tonight (2-3 March) as part of the 2018 EU–China Tourism Year …


Driverless trains trial to begin in Shanghai

March 26, 2018

A new metro line with driverless trains is expected to be tested by the end of March in Shanghai, the Shanghai Shentong Metro Group announced on 23rd March as reported …


Beijing’s new measures to attract overseas talent

March 26, 2018

Beijing introduced several new measures on 21st March to further attract overseas talent to boost technological innovation, Xinhua reports. According to the Beijing Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, …


New €150m Sino-Irish fund to focus on high tech companies

March 21, 2018

A new Sno-Irish fund of €150m is to target high-growth Irish technology firms which target the Chinese market according to a report in the Irish Times. The fund will also …


Capital markets in China prepare to open up

March 20, 2018

Opening-up will be a major theme for the Chinese capital market this year, according to industry insiders as reported on the Chinese government english website english.gov.cn. China’s A-share market is …


Foreign direct investment sees growth in first two months

March 20, 2018

Foreign direct investment into China from Singapore, South Korea and the United States jumped 62.9%, 171.9% and 56.8% year-on-year respectively in the first two months of 2018, the Ministry of …


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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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