City of London Corporation Releases Asia Next Decade Case Studies

Published on 2018-07-11

As part of the Asia Next Decade campaign activities, the City of London launched case studies profiling Asian businesses who have set up successful operations and benefited from London as well as UK businesses which have successfully established in Asia.

The City of London Corporation has launched an Asia Next Decade campaign at the beginning of this year to celebrate 10 years of their direct presence in Asia, but most importantly to plan the next 10 years of creating opportunities for Asia and London in partnership.

The Asia Next Decade campaign is a time to both celebrate achievements, as well as make further commitments to Asia in the next decade by working with valued partners in industry and governments to hold a series of events across the year- about key markets and subsectors.

As part of the campaign activities, the City of London have launched case studies on a monthly basis, profiling Asian businesses who have set up successful operations and benefited from London as the leading global financial centre as well as UK businesses which have successfully established in Asia.

Summary of the Case Studies:

Huawei Global Finance – Evan Bai, President at Huawei Global Finance, talks to the City of London Corporation about how the UK capital has played a fundamental role in the company’s growth.

Infosys – Mohit Joshi, President at Infosys and Head of Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, talks to the City of London Corporation about how the UK’s capital has helped his organisation grow – and how it has kept Infosys on the front foot in terms of its global strategy.

State Bank of India – The team spoke to Sanjiv Chadha, Regional Head of the State Bank of India (SBI), who tells us why the company is expanding its UK operations and discusses the reasons why he believes London’s value proposition is so powerful.

China International Capital Corporation – Xinhan Xia, Chief Executive at CICC UK, talks to us about how London infrastructure has supported the company’s operations and helped it sow the seeds for future growth.

Aviva – Herbert Hu, Aviva’s Asia Business Director, talks to us about the company’s expansion across Asia and how having a London base is aiding its growth in the Asian region.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation – Mr. Tetsuro Imaeda, CEO of SMBCE and Head of EMEA of SMBC, talks to the City of London Corporation about how 100 years in the City has shaped the bank's client base and his unwavering commitment to the City and faith in the capital's future.

The full version of each case study can be downloaded below. 

Ongoing case studies will also be published on City of London website so please feel free to share them with stakeholders that you think might be interest to read.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with Asia@cityoflondon.gov.uk if you need further details.