Focus Group News

The Chamber's Marketing Focus Group Relaunches

Posted on Wednesday, 24 January 2018

On Wednesday, 23 January, the British Chamber Shanghai relaunched the Marketing Focus Group (FG) and held its first meeting in 2018.

Women in Business Focus Group Is Recruiting New Members

Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017

The Chamber’s Women in Business Focus Group committee is recruiting new committee members.

Financial Services Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q3 2017

Posted on Friday, 20 October 2017

China's economy expanded at 6.8% in the third quarter of this year.

Relaunch of the Small/Medium Enterprise Focus Group

Posted on Wednesday, 06 September 2017

The Chamber’s Vice Chairman, Mark Graham, wishes to gauge interest in the formation of a Small/Medium Enterprise Focus Group.

Financial Services Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q2 2017

Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017

China’s GDP increased by 6.9% in Q2 2017. Growth in China's economy in the past 6 months has beaten expectations as exports recover and property construction booms.

China Removes 27 Restrictions on Foreign Investment in the FTZ

Posted on Wednesday, 12 July 2017

State Council updated its foreign investment negative list for China’s 11 free trade zones (FTZs), including the seven new FTZs launched earlier this year.

Construction & Property Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q1&Q2 2017

Posted on Wednesday, 07 June 2017

Compared to nine months ago the construction market demand is slowly increasing. The property sector in China got off to a strong start in 2017 with macro fundamentals supporting the viewpoint of continued growth.

Financial Services Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q1 2017

Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017

China’s 1Q17 GDP grew at 6.9%, beating market expectations. The strong first quarter was attributed to export growth, the booming real estate market and an increase in infrastructure investment, leading to robust industrial production.

Potential Business Opportunities in Wuhan for UK Architecture/Design Companies

Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017

On 21 March, invited by the British Consulate-General Wuhan, a Chamber infrastructure delegation included representatives from Arup, Deloitte, Gleeds, and SIP, visited Wuhan to explore potential business opportunities in the rapidly transforming city.

HR Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q4 2016

Posted on Friday, 31 March 2017

In terms of current trends in HR, recruitment and organisational development are always the most interesting areas people would like to focus on. The update also gives a brief analysis of the external environmental trends pertinent to HR in China.