Monday, 15 November 2010

China - Razor Blades Required

A Chinese manufacturer of razors wants to source high quality blades from the UK

The UKTI website has posted information regarding a tendering opportunity for UK manufacturers of high quality razor blades. Further information about the opportunity is available here.

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Wednesday, 10 November 2010

David Cameron's speech at Beida University, China

David meeting students at Beida, from
The Uk Prime Minister, David Cameron, is currently leading a delegation to China, serving to increase trade between the two nations. During his stay he addressed students at Beida university highlighting the benefits of free trade and heeding warnings over protectionism. The address was both sensitive and challenging as he spoke not only of trade benefits but also explained in breif the benefits of a democratic political system and views on human rights. The entire transcript is available to read on the number 10 website.

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Monday, 8 November 2010

Interview with Wu Jianmin

Wu Jianmin
There was an insightful interview with Wu Jianmin on the Today programme this morning. Wu discusses the fear that westerners have towards china as a communist state, and draws comparisons that it relates to our previous fear of russia. He is quizzed on issues of workers wages, democracy and currancy valuation and responds with calm collect. Gone are the days of refluctant chinese officials not engaging in debate and releasing carefully worded press releases. The new china is open for discussion and debate, showing that the west does not have to fear china, instead it needs to begin to understand china and chinese ways.

The full interview is available to listen to here

Thursday, 4 November 2010

John Humphrys' report on china for the today programme

I was wrong about China

That is how John Humphrys titled his journal and report on china for the Today Programme. It is a very insightful peice of journalism that demonstrates the hard working ethic of the workforce that is driving one of the world's most important economies. It demonstrates the opportunities and threats for UK businesses and also clarifies many misconceptions.
The full report is available here

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