Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy has taken matters in hand and has just spent a week courting investors in China and Hong Kong.
The Lake District’s links with the Chinese tourism market have been strengthened with a visit by a delegation from the country’s consular general and a major broadcast outlet.
Sustainable building and environmental technologies will be in the spotlight at the latest Bristol and West of England China Bureau Pow Wow held in conjunction with Low Carbon South West.
Hainan Airlines continues to go from strength to strength at Manchester Airport and its quality is shining bright with passengers and the industry.
The Chinese, having won and achieved trust, are ready to do business. Brexit may have knocked this confidence.
The announcement follows the launch this week of the 2016 Amazing Shanghai City Campaign in London, an extension of Shanghai City’s global promotion campaign, “Shanghai. Let’s Meet!”