Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province. With a population of 11 million, it’s a vibrant and increasingly wealthy city, famous for its cultural heritage and the popular Sichuan cuisine.
This video is one of a 20 part series on China’s regional cities. Each video shows the size and scale of the city, its overall attractiveness as a place to live and work, and introduces potential business opportunities.
UK business interest in China has been focused on a few large established cities on or near the coast. However, these markets are maturing, competition is intensifying and costs are increasing. As a consequence companies are considering alternative locations for business expansion and development. Regional cities are fast becoming the target for local and foreign investment. The rapid rate of urbanisation, expansion and economic growth of these cities offers considerable opportunities across a wide range of industrial sectors and business activities.