Attendees at the Chinese Overseas Investment conference

On 16 September 2016 a group of distinguished business leaders, academics and policy makers gather together at the University of Northampton to discuss the impact of Chinese overseas investment.

Contributors include Minister Counsellor Mr Xu Jin at the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in London, Professor Nick Miles OBE, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, Professor Jeremy Clegg at the University of Leeds, Mr Edward Brewster, Communications Director of Huawei (UK), and Mr Stephen Catchpole, CEO of South East Midlands LEP (SEMLEP), amongst many others.

Delegates discussed a range of important issues associated with Chinese overseas investment such as the role of universities, sister-city relationships, demands of Chinese investors and the impact on British businesses. Delegates agreed that this is an extremely timely and important cross-sector dialogue on a very important issues.

Watch the conference videos on YouTube.

This conference was organised and facilitated by the China and Emerging Economies Centre.