The third China International Import Expo saw the UK secure more than £430 million of commercial deals across a range of sectors.
The deals include:
- Collaboration between Lakeland Dairies and Namchow Food Group (Shanghai) Co. Ltd on bringing high quality dairy products from Northern Ireland to China
- A partnership between Savills and Greenland Group Xi’an Fenghe Real Estate Co. Ltd on the Silk Road International Center Project luxury commercial and office complex. An additional partnership between Savills and Shanghai Yangpu Government on innovation and transformation of Yangpu district
- A partnership between Millennium Group and Suning International · Sup’s bringing a range of British food and drinks brands to the Chinese market
In addition to the commercial deals that will have immediate benefits for the UK economy, CIIE saw thousands of new business connections between UK and Chinese companies.
John Edwards, HM Trade Commissioner said:
Industry leader Diageo has been the UK’s Strategic Partner at the CIIE, running a range of events and tasting sessions at the UK pavilion.
Mark Edwards, Managing Director of Diageo China said:
The UK is proud to have worked with the CIIE Bureau and China’s Ministry of Commerce to participate in the third China International Import Expo – showcasing the dynamic and diverse excellence of British brands in the agriculture, food and drink sector.
There is real and significant demand in China for British products and services. Through the brand new Royal Mail cross-border e-commerce platform – www.thebritishchoice.com – Chinese consumers have been able to buy a range of UK products, many of whose products have never been on sale in China before.