An ever-increasing number of Chinese-owned companies, institutions and individuals have been investing in the region in recent years. These include Dahua, Galanz, GigaDevice Semiconductor, HikVision and TP-Link.
The region has particularly strong synergies with Guangdong Province and its 21 cities; which have proved an active source of Chinese investment into the Thames Valley. A number of companies from this area, including Hytera and ZTE, have their UK operations in the region.
China is one of the largest investing countries and a leading importer of British producers with a well-known interest among consumers in British education and properties. Demands for cooperation with British technological sectors, innovations, creative industries and service industries including healthcare and elderly care are experiencing exponential growth.
The China Desk at the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce provides support for both Chinese companies across China who would like to enter the UK market and those who are already based in the UK and are looking to expand their businesses. Organisations using this service can benefit from the well-supported and resourceful partner networks in China and the UK.