English handmade rug business secures future with investment from Chinese couple

The South West’s leading handmade rug and crafts business has secured its long term future thanks to significant investment from China. Hallatrow-based Oriental Rugs of Bath is hoping the agreement could open up a new trading route into the fast-growing Far Eastern marketplace. Manager Katya Maiseyeva said: “Our new investors Laurel and Ning Li heard […]

“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” Inspires London Audience

Asia Opportunities, Technology and Belt and Road Collaboration Spotlighted “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong,” a large-scale Hong Kong business promotion organised in London by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and supported by more than 60 UK organisations, attracted over 2,100 participants from the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.    Over a three-day period (19-21 […]

Lee Kum Kee Group and many Chinese companies keeping faith in UK market

By Emmanuelle Khoo  All photography – Anparasan Photography Lee Kum Kee Group is one of many Chinese companies keeping faith in the UK market, seeing the attraction and potential benefits of striking prominent deals and investing in UK properties despite Brexit and Beijing’s clampdown on capital controls. The Chinese group not only has a finger […]

Joelson opens new doors into China

One of London’s leading law firms Joelson has spent the last month forging new ties with businesses in China, as it continues to see growing interest in its legal services from South East Asia. Joelson began its month of international relations with China by attending the Sino-European Entrepreneurs Summit 2017 at Grosvenor House in London […]

Law Section: Chinese Investors at auctions in the UK

By Tiffany Wan – Lawyer Post Brexit and a weaker pound has led to Chinese Investors increasingly seeking to purchase property in United Kingdom. Besides online property agents who assist foreign buyers in finding property, international property trade fairs and exhibition; the other source of supply comes from property auctions. Allsop, Bernard Marcus, Savills and […]