Our mission

We promote UK interests through a strong, effective relationship with China. We work to promote international security, increase mutual prosperity, and support China’s process of modernisation and reform. We also aim to provide high quality consular services for British nationals in China.

Documents

Our announcements

Our publications

  1. Giving birth in China

    • Guidance
  2. Bereavement in China

    • Guidance

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Our statistics

  1. China in numbers

    • Statistics
  2. China Economic Focus 2013

    • Statistics

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Organisations

British Embassy Beijing

We are one of Britain's largest overseas embassies. We promote UK interests through a strong, effective relationship with China.

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British Embassy Beijing

11 Guang Hua Lu, Jian Guo Men Wai
100600 Beijing
China

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to midday / 1:30pm to 5pm (Local time)

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British Consulate General Guangzhou

The British Consulate-General Guangzhou exists to promote UK interests in South China and build better links between the two countries.

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British Consulate-General Guangzhou

22/F Guangzhou International Finance Centre, 5 Zhujiang Road West, Zhujiang New Town
510623 Guangzhou
China

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am to 12.30pm / 1.30pm-5pm (Local time)
Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm (Local time) (Consular)

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British Consulate General Chongqing

The British Consulate-General Chongqing exists to promote UK interests in Southwest China and build better links between the two countries.

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British Consulate-General Chongqing

Suite 2801, Metropolitan Oriental Plaza, 68 Zourong Road, Yu Zhong District
400010 Chongqing
China

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am - midday / 1pm - 5pm (Local time)

Opening hours of the Consular Section:
Monday: 9am - midday, 1.30pm - 4pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 9am – midday, 1.30pm - 4pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 9am - midday (Local time)

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British Consulate General Shanghai

The British Consulate-General Shanghai exists to promote UK interests in East China and build better links between the two countries.

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British Consulate-General Shanghai

The British Centre, 17F Garden Square, 968 West Beijing Road
200041 Shanghai
China

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm (local time)
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am to midday/2pm to 4pm (Local time) (Consular)
Tuesday, Friday, 9am to midday (Local time) (Consular)

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China Regional Cities Network

Extending UK understanding and influence into China’s key regional economies, building ties with local governments and supporting UK businesses.

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China Regional Cities Network in Beijing

11 Guang Hua Lu, Jian Guo Men Wai, Beijing

100600
China

Kate Harrisson - Counsellor
Stefan Kirchner - Shandong
Jenghiz Von Streng - Shandong
Liu Yi - Tianjin, Hebei, Henan, Shanxi
Ji Ruikun - Tianjin, Hebei, Henan,Shanxi
Richard Homer - Northeast China (Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang)
He Tingting - Northeast China
Nathan Blunt - Northwest China (Xinjiang, Shaanxi)
Ren Yue - Northwest China

UK Trade & Investment China

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

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UK Trade & Investment Beijing

British Embassy
11 Guang Hua Lu
100600 Chaoyang District Beijing
China

DFID China

We work with the Chinese government to help reduce poverty in other developing countries.

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DFID China

British Embassy Beijing
30/F South Tower
Kerry Centre
1 Guang Hua Road

100020 Beijing
China

UK Science and Innovation Network

Science and innovation play an important role in encouraging prosperity and growth through the Science and Innovation Network (SIN).

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UK Science and Innovation Network in China

The Science and Innovation Network (SIN) promotes and facilitates international collaboration in research and innovation.

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