UK wants strong economic trade ties with China

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The first European giant to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was the UK and the country’s new ambassador to China, Barbara Janet Woodward, said the move to become a member of the new Asian bank was part of the larger goal to deepen trade and business cooperation with China and the region. CCTV’s Su Yuting filed this report.

UK wants strong economic trade ties with China

UK wants strong economic trade ties with China

The first European giant to join the AIIB, was the UK. And the country's new ambassador to China, Barbara Janet Woodward, said the move to become a member of the new Asian bank was part of the larger goal to deepen trade and business cooperation with China and the region. CCTV's Su Yuting filed this report.

Highlight:

  • Britain’s first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with the UK.
  • The UK has become China’s second largest trade partner in the European Union and is nearly doubling its investment in China. London has also become the largest Chinese yuan offshore center outside Asia.