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Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce represents local businesses at XI’an Expo in China

Posted: 8th May 2018

Between the 11th and he 15th of May, Liz McAreavey, CEO of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce will take part in a trade mission to Xi’an and will attend the “Silk Road International Exposition”. Liz will represent the Chamber and the Edinburgh business community.

The UK has been appointed “Country of Honour “of the Expo, highlighting the successful bilateral trade relationship between the UK and China.  Between January and September alone last year, the UK saw an increase in goods and services exports to China of 25.9%.

Given this status, the British delegation will benefit from privileged access to both local State and commercial leaders. It will also businesses the opportunity to showcase their products to international buyers at the UK Pavilion and benefit from free match-making and business introduction service.

The main sectors represented at the Expo will include:  Infrastructure, Healthcare and Life-Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Education, Professional and Financial Services and Cultural heritage.

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