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Taming The Dragon to explore business links with China

Businesses looking to build on Sheffield’s expanding links with China are being encouraged to sign up to a number of events designed to help them explore new opportunities in the country. Sheffield City Council has launched its Sheffield China Business Programme, a series of six seminars for businesses to unlock potential opportunities and understand the different ways of working in the country. It comes as the council prepares for a trade delegation to China in November this year Continue reading

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University agrees International Engineering Exchange

The University of Sheffield has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nanjing University to contribute to a three-way exchange programme that also involves Ohio State University in the US. The three universities will hold summer programmes to support undergraduate engineering … Continue reading

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Sheffield Tech Firm targets Chinese Market

Sheffield-based Magnomatics is set to contribute its technologies to the UK arm of Chinese car manufacturing giant Changan as part of a new collaboration agreement between the two. Changan UK was established by Changan Automobile in June 2010 and is … Continue reading

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The Sheffield City Region Doing Business in China Survey

You may have seen in the news that Sheffield Chamber, in partnership with New Era Development, University of Sheffield and Creative Sheffield have announced plans to develop the Chinese “Gateway to the North”. This is an exciting development building on … Continue reading

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Sheffield Secures Massive Chinese Investments

Source: Laurence Kilgannon, Insider Media, 21st July 2016 Sheffield has secured a Chinese investment deal worth more than £1bn, the biggest by a UK city outside of London, in a move which will initially fund four or five city centre … Continue reading

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Sheffield looks to China for Investment

Sheffield is to forge closer links with China in a bid to create jobs and encourage long-term economic security. Council leader Julie Dore and deputy leader Leigh Bramall are currently in China with a trade delegation speaking to businesses about … Continue reading

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Sheffield in China Trade Mission

This is part of a series of events we are running to showcase Sheffield in China. Having already received very positive interest in the Mission from some of our best growing companies we have just 5 places left.  If you … Continue reading

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Beijing

As part of the NORTHERN POWERHOUSE initiative, RTC North has been appointed to run a trade mission to Beijing. The intention is to capitalise on the rapid growth of China’s consumer economy, particularly the growing middle class and its demand … Continue reading

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Focus on China

The Chinese economy has grown at just under 10 per cent a year for 32 years, overtaking Japan in 2010 to become the world’s 2nd largest economy. According to the OECD, China is projected to overtake the US in 2016 (in PPP terms). Continue reading

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GREAT Chinese Names for GREAT Britain

It is one of 101 points of interest around Britain selected by national tourism agency VisitBritain to feature in a campaign inviting Chinese people to come up with the most fitting, amusing, meaningful, and memorable Chinese names for British places, events, and things.
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