The Guangdong Office received a flying visit on 29th November by the Mr HE Zhongyou, Vice-governor of China’s most prosperous Guangdong Province that is responsible for a quarter of international trade of the world largest trading nation.
Mr He was introduced here to the Thames Valley Chamber’s CEO Paul Britton by Dr. Kegang Wu, Chief Representative of the Guangdong Economic and Trade Office in the UK.
Mr He was at the end of his European tour of France, Italy and Great Brittan to promote further economic cooperation with Guangdong Province which is increasingly a very important export market of 108 million population for British goods and services and the main source of Chinese investors active in the UK. Chinese leading telecommunication companies from Guangdong like Huawei, ZTE, Hytera and TPLink have all invested in their UK HQ in Berkshire.
Mr He and the a government VIP delegation held discussions with Dr Wu who is also Managing Director of BCC LinkToChina on a number of initiatives both BCC LinkToChina and the Guangdong Office hope to launch in 2017 in supporting more Guangdong companies in the UK, international technology and innovation alliance, British design and Guangdong manufacturing, and British business delegations visiting Guangdong.
On Monday, Mr He chaired around table meeting with British companies interested in doing business with Guangdong and was impressed by strong interests expressed the companies. He said he is heading back to Guangdong with a deeper understanding on the huge opportunities for cooperation between the UK and Guangdong.