Beijing Construction Engineering Group is coming to the UK. Manchester, to be precise, to help build an £800m urban regeneration project near Manchester’s airport. It is the latest example of China’s growing interest in the UK’s infrastructure and utilities sectors. (continue reading…)
The lack of adequate IPR protection and the leakage of confidential information are hindering technology transfer to China and souring trade relations with European businesses.
So says the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China in the latest edition of its annual position paper on EU-China trade relations.
The paper lists a litany of issues that obstruct free trade, many of which will be well known to any western business that has been in China for any time.