China brings its business muscle to the U.K.

Global Business

China’s Premier has arrived in Britain for the start of a trade mission. Li Keqiang touched down in London earlier this Monday. He’s in Britain to discuss trade deals.
The UK wants to boost exports.
It’s expanded the value of goods it sends to China by more than 8 billion dollars in the last three years.
Globally, the UK wants exports to be worth 1 trillion dollars worldwide by 2020. But some think it’s a step too far, as our UK correspondent Natalie Powell reports.

China brings its business muscle to U.K.

China brings its business muscle to U.K.

China's Premier has arrived in Britain for the start of a trade mission. Li Keqiang touched down in London earlier this Monday. He's in Britain to discuss trade deals. The UK wants to boost exports. It's expanded the value of goods it sends to China by more than 8 billion dollars in the last three years. Globally, the UK wants exports to be worth 1 trillion dollars worldwide by 2020. But some think it's a step too far, as our UK correspondent Natalie Powell reports.

To discuss the state of the U.K. economy, CCTV’s Phillip Yin interviews Robin Harding, Financial Times’ U.S. Economics Editor, who is based in Washington.

Robin Harding on the UK economy

Robin Harding on the UK economy

For more on the state of the U.K. economy we are joined by, Robin Harding, the Financial Times' U.S. economics editor based in Washington.