China Britain Business Council
The China-Britain Business Council is a leading organisation helping UK companies grow and develop their business in China. Their mission is to help UK companies of all sizes and sectors to access the full potential of the fastest growing market in the world.
They deliver a range of practical services, including: advice and consultancy, market research, event management, an overseas market introduction service, trade missions and exhibitions, and setting up rep offices.
For more information visit their website here - www.cbbc.org
Liverpool Chambers are working with the British Chambers of Commerce and China council on the LinkToChina project. Subscribers will gain access to a range of events, free bulletins, free market workshops and clinics, referrals to professional services and support in the UK. There are different levels of service and subscription rates for Chamber members and non-members. Liverpool Chamber also assists companies trading with China by processing the required documentation and giving them access to training in related, specific issues.
For more information visit their website here - www.liverpoolchamber.org.uk/international-business.htm
Liverpool China Business Association
The Liverpool in China Business Association works to develop profitable relationships between Chinese and non-Chinese enterprises. They assist businesses who wish to trade with China or the local Chinese community or China by providing a friendly accessible environment at their regular networking events. The Association improves access to professional services for local businesses and provides translation and interpretation services for members who wish to trade overseas.
Membership is open to both Chinese and non-Chinese businesses, whether they are established or start-ups.
For more information visit their website here - www.lcba.net
The Liverpool Confucius Institute
The Liverpool Confucius Institute is a collaborative project between the University of Liverpool, its partner institution Xi’an Jiaotong University and Hanban, the Chinese government agency for promotion of Chinese language and culture. They offer a variety of services to business and industry on Merseyside, such as translation, relevant language training, business workshops and lectures and networking events in partnership with the University of Liverpool Management School.
For more information visit their website here - www.liverpool.ac.uk/confucius-institute
UKTI Asia Pacific Region Support
The UKTI Asia Pacific Team leads and coordinates Asia Pacific trade development across the North West of England, offering North West businesses the necessary support and advice to succeed in this vital region. They help British companies to pursue their international business interests with Asia Pacific, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Australia.
A major benefit offered by the Asia Pacific Team is a calendar of language & cultural workshops to enable North West businesses to understand the diverse range of potential barriers associated with South East Asian markets. The team assists with Chinese visa application and translation support and coordinates various overseas missions and market visits to key exhibitions and events throughout the year.
For more information visit their website here - www.ukti.gov.uk/export/unitedkingdom/northwest.html