A delegation from Leeds City Region has just returned from a mission to Hangzhou, Qingdao and Hong Kong, which aimed to promote trade, investment, cultural and educational links with China. Led by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership, it included local authority leaders from Leeds, Bradford and Kirklees, representatives from the businesses and cultural organisations and university… Read More Leeds City Region in China and Hong Kong and the celebration of a 30 year anniversary
Earlier this summer, Leeds City Council was represented at the third meeting of the China-UK Bilateral Forum for Reform and Innovation. The Forum focussed on the New Industrial Revolution and was jointly convened by leading think tanks the Development Research Center of the State Council and The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). Taking place in Liverpool’s St… Read More Chatham House Rules
A delegation of medical and healthcare professionals from Shandong province in China visited Leeds last week to look at creating new partnerships and exploring investment opportunities in the city region. The delegation was welcomed by Councillor Jane Dowson, the Lord Mayor of Leeds, and received presentations from David Moore, the Sector Manager for Healthcare and Life… Read More Chinese healthcare professionals visit Leeds City Region
February was a busy month for the Chinese community in Leeds, with celebrations taking place throughout the city to mark Chinese New Year. The Chinese student population in Leeds is very sizeable and growing year on year. In this academic year 2017-18 at the University of Leeds alone, there are 3168 Chinese students, 2689 of… Read More Happy New Year of the Dog
The University of Leeds has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing Sport University, China’s leading higher education institution for sport.… Read More Leeds signs Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing Sport University
The Leeds Chinese Community Association is once again hosting a Chinese New Year Festival for the 2014 arrival of the “Year of the Horse.”… Read More Chinese New Year!
The China Working Group hosted a business engagement event on Tuesday 26th November with a collection of private sector businesses from across the Leeds City Region to discuss the opportunities, barriers and scope for trading with, and in, China.… Read More China Working Group: Networking Meeting