Bracknell Forest Council today announced its intention to attract Chinese prospective investors to increase local economic growth and job creation by launching the LinkToChina programme to their local businesses. The seminar was hosted together with BCC LinkToChina programme and Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group.
Home to many global IT and telecom companies, Bracknell is regarded as one of the most suitable location to invest and live in the UK. Victor Nicholls, Assistant Chief Executive of the Council was joined by keynote speaker Dr. Kegang Wu, Executive Director of BCC LinkToChina programme and Andrew Yuan, UK General Manager of HYT Telecommunication (UK) Co., Ltd in a panel that discussed the opportunities of working with inward investment from China.
Dr. Wu updated the seminar on China’s overseas investment policies, understanding Chinese investors and how the business matchmaking service is working with local authorities and professional services. Andrew Yuan whose company will set up their European R&D HQ in Thames Valley from 1st January 2012, spoke positively about their choice of location and the support they have already received from Thames Valley Chamber and the LinkToChina programme. He believes that many more companies will follow the example of HYT.
Bracknell Forest Council is a national strategic partner of LinkToChina programme.
A more detailed report can be read in the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce website.