Business Seminar

China’s Belt and Road Initiative Comes to Bristol

from left, Dianne Francombe, CEO Bristol and West of England China Bureau; Richard Lowe, Hewlett Rand; Priscilla To, Director General, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office; Thorsten Terweiden, Deputy Head (FinTech), Invest HK, and David Marsden, Director UK, Benelux and Ireland HKTDC.Bristol (UK), July 2017 - Business leaders based in southwest England recently received information about China’s multi-trillion-US-dollar Belt and Road initiative at a business seminar. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and supported by Invest Hong Kong, Bristol West of England China Bureau, and Business West, the seminar explained that The Belt and Road initiative is a development campaign spanning 62 countries, through which China wants to boost trade and stimulate economic growth across Asia and beyond. China hopes to do so by building massive amounts of infrastructure connecting it to countries around the globe.