Growth rates, structural reforms and Belt and Road discussed at China briefing

Pictured, left, is the Chinese Ambassador to the UK H.E. Liu Xiaoming with, right, Chief Executive of Asia House Michael Lawrence, at a private briefing held at Asia House for corporate members

Pictured, left, is the Chinese Ambassador to the UK H.E. Liu Xiaoming with, right, Chief Executive of Asia House Michael Lawrence, at a private briefing held at Asia House for corporate members

Growth rates, structural reforms and Belt and Road discussed at China briefing

14/06/16

By Naomi Canton

The pace of economic growth in China, the transition towards a consumption and services-led economy and the benefits and opportunities of the Belt and Road, were among the topics discussed at a roundtable discussion and briefing with China’s Ambassador to the UK H.E. Liu Xiaoming.

Imports and exports, steel, structural reforms, overcapacity, supply side reforms, innovation and entrepreneurship, the arbitration on the South China Sea, green investments and the digital economy were also covered in the briefing, which attracted huge interest from members.

Corporate members represented at the discussion included Eversheds, Telstra, Barclays, DWF, Nott university, Liverpool FC, HSBC, Standard Chartered, ABP London, KPMG, Amec Foster Wheeler, Telstra, De La Rue, University of Nottingham, Prudential and Arup.

naomi.canton@asiahouse.co.uk

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