The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid, met with Chinese and British companies in London to help strengthen the UK and China commercial collaboration across trade and investment.
The Business Secretary welcomed the growing presence of Beijing firms in the UK and encouraged further inward investment.
He also highlighted the UK’s involvement in major projects in China, including the building of Beijing’s new International Airport.
Guests included H.E. Mr Liu Xiaoming, Chinese Ambassador to the UK and representatives from UK and Chinese companies.
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and contracts between UK and Chinese companies
Sajid Javid met with Mr GUO Jinlong, Secretary of the Beijing Municipal Committee and Member of the Political Bureau.
They witnessed the signing of 4 MOUs and contracts worth a total of £30m including:
unveiling ceremony for Bluefocus - Asia’s largest marketing agency who have a 83% majority equity stake in UK-based PR Agency ‘We Are Social’ worth £21.5m