The UK government has restarted the country’s long-stalled nuclear power program and French electricity giant EDF will build a new plant. The controversial decision has attracted howls of outrage from some quarters, doubly so because Chinese investors are also being allowed to participate in this landmark project. (continue reading…)
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…)
A growing number of western companies are tapping into the seemingly insatiable desire of China’s burgeoning middle class to ape their western counterparts.
But who would have thought the Chinese would be prepared to buy western premium tea blends such as English Breakfast and Earl Grey? (continue reading…)