UK is Europe’s largest recipient of Chinese investment and Europe’s second-largest investor in China
London, UK, 11th March 2015: Huawei is one of the great success stories of close commercial ties between the UK and China, said Lord Browne in his first speech as chairman of Huawei UK’s board. He was speaking today at the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) China Business Conference 2015 in London.
“In just fourteen years, Huawei has become one of mainland China’s largest investors in the UK. It is investing in crucial technological innovations that will help build a better-connected UK, deliver new and improved links to the rest of the world, and enrich the lives of millions of people” said Lord Browne, Chairman, Huawei UK Board.
Lord Browne also told the audience of business leaders, policy makers and academics that the UK is Europe’s largest recipient of Chinese investment and Europe’s second-largest investor in China.
The China Business Conference, organized by the CBBC, is now in its third year and explores the commercial links and opportunities for collaboration between British and Chinese businesses. Other speakers at the conference included representatives from Goldman Sachs, Arup and McKinsey.