Bradford College is hosting a delegation of Chinese tutors over the coming months.
The notion of business needs to be turned on its head and it starts with being able to effectively communicate in Mandarin.
Farnham Primary School played host to a group of 11-year-olds from the Shandong province in north east China as part of a trip arranged by Bradford College.
China has big plans for the growth of its sports sector and in 2015 the Chinese Ministry of Education mandated that football was to be taught in schools to strengthen competitiveness under a national football reform plan.
Bradford College and a polytechnic in China could soon be working together for the benefit of students in both counties.