Meet with 60 Chinese businesses at Nottingham trade summit

Nottinghamshire businesses looking for exciting new export, trade and investment opportunities in the Far East are being invited to meet 60 Chinese firms as part of an exclusive trade summit later this month.

The event, to be held at Nottingham Conference Centre on 26 June, is the first major outcome of the Friendship Agreement between the Zhejiang Province and Nottinghamshire County Council, signed in April this year.

It will see one of the largest inbound business delegations ever to visit the county.

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Amongst the business sectors being represented in the delegation are:

  • Energy, renewables and environmental protection
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics and ICT
  • Commerce and logistics
  • Textiles
  • Processing and manufacturing
  • Services and security
  • Construction and housing
  • Tourism and culture
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The event is being hosted jointly by Nottinghamshire County Council and the China Council for the Promotion of Investment and Trade (CCPIT).

As well as providing an opportunity to meet individual companies, representatives from CCPIT will be on hand to talk about the wider trade opportunities available in Zhejiang.

Councillor Kay Cutts, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council will join Sir John Peace, Chair of Midlands Engine and Robert Mayo, Vice-President of East Midlands Chamber as key note speakers at the event.

Councillor Cutts said: “Our partnership with Zhejiang is opening the door to lucrative new opportunities for Nottinghamshire businesses in China and is supporting our own aspirations for economic growth and job creation in the county, both right now and post Brexit.

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“The large delegation coming to Nottinghamshire this month covers a diverse range of sectors – all keen to do business with local companies. I would urge Nottinghamshire businesses not to miss this fantastic opportunity.”

Attendance at the event is free of charge for Nottinghamshire businesses, but must be pre-booked. Details:

Date / times: Monday 26 June, 9am-2pm
Location: Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham

To book, visit the China-Britain Business Council website: www.cbbc.org/whatson/events/

The event is being jointly organised by CCPIT (Zhejiang) and Nottinghamshire County Council with support from Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce, the China-Britain Business Council, Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, the Department for International Trade and the Midlands Engine.

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