Chamber News

China’s New Leadership: Implications for Business

Posted on Saturday, 24 November 2012

Last week saw the conclusion of The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Given China’s role in the global economy today, this leadership transition is arguably the most significant ever for foreign business.

Quarterly SCOFCOM Visit (November)

Posted on Friday, 23 November 2012

Following on from the remarkably successful British Business Awards Gala Dinner, attended by the SCOFCOM Chairman Mr. Zhang Xinsheng and his team members, the British Chamber led a delegation to visit the SCOFCOM premises on 20th November, to move the cooperation forward between the two parties.

[A Global Visionaries Event – Sir Roger Carr] How UK PLCs Need to Adapt in order to Drive International Growth

Posted on Wednesday, 21 November 2012

On Wednesday the 7th of November, The British Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon with Sir Roger Carr, President of the UK’s premier business lobbying organisation, the Confederation of British Industries (CBI), to give a keynote speech.

The Mystery of Why the Second Largest Economy in the World Invests so Little into the EU

Posted on Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Chinese outward investment is a relatively new and somewhat complex flow of capital. Despite what some may think, there is not one (government) entity making all the outward investment decisions but rather several different financial institutions, SOEs, provinces, all with their own motivations.


Posted on Wednesday, 10 October 2012

2012年8月底,上海英国商会金融服务行业研究小组邀请来自普华永道的Jonathan Chen为会员详述中国新企业会计准则。


Posted on Tuesday, 09 October 2012

2012年8月下旬,上海英国商会房地产行业研究小组邀请莱坊地产副总监Elsa Tian女士,为会员解说在世界经济尚未完全复苏的今天,为何伦敦物业市场一直屹立不倒,保持稳定增长。

[Women in Business Boardroom Brainstorm] Business Etiquette: Manners Makyth the Woman

Posted on Saturday, 29 September 2012

‘Good manners cost nothing’ and a little extra effort can add a great deal to an individual’s or company’s positive reputation!

Annual Golf Tournament 2012

Posted on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Friday 14th September saw over 40 players attend the Shanghai Silport Golf Club, near Dian-Shan Lake, for a fantastic day of delicious food, copious drinks, and even a spot of golf every now and then!

When Joint Ventures Go Wrong

Posted on Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Joint ventures (JVs) are again gaining in prevalence as a way of gaining market access and political connections but they have not become any easier or less risky to operate.

Quarterly Consulate Briefing

Posted on Tuesday, 18 September 2012