Scottish Chambers International Signs Trade Deal with China


11th July 2011

Scottish Chambers International (SCI) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between SCI and China Britain Business Council (CBBC) undertaken in Glasgow on Monday 11 July 2011.

Commenting on the event, Mike Salter, Chairman of Scottish Chambers International, said 'We are delighted to be signing this historic partnership with CBBC, a demonstration of our continued commitment to developing international business in Scotland.

'With China set to become the world's largest economy within the next 10 years, we see this Memorandum of Understanding as a positive step towards improved engagement and the establishment of lasting relationships. We look forward to working closely with both Scottish and Chinese companies to enhance opportunities via our 'China Business Clinics', designed to help and support Scottish businesses with international ambitions on a free one-on-one basis. We are also delighted the Chinese Ambassador to Britain, Mr Liu Xiaoming, could be in Scotland on this his first official visit in order to sign and witness this agreement.'

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