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Budget announcements of a wide-ranging review of business rates, policies to boost regional growth and more funding to support British exports to China have been welcomed by business leaders.

Companies across the North West are being invited to join a multi sector trade mission to Chengdu, Wuhan and Hong Kong this Autumn.

The Prime Minister has welcomed Premier Li Keqiang to Downing Street as part of the annual UK-China Summit that could see the UK launch a beefy deal to provide meat exports to the country.

Creative companies from Greater Manchester are setting out to increase trade with China next week with a UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) visit to Hong Kong and Macao.

Export finance is to be doubled taking it from the least competitive in Europe to the most competitive said Chancellor George Osborne as he announced the Budget.

Businesses in the North West of England that have done their bit to forge an economic relationship with mainland China can win recognition for their efforts in a competition run by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

A landmark agreement between two UK and Chinese firms will enable investors to invest in Chinese Stock markets in Renminbi through the London Stock Exchange (LSE) for the first time.

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced that the Government is to give the go ahead to Chinese companies taking a stake - including potential future majority stakes - in the development of the next generation of British nuclear power.

The on-going collaboration between the UK and China in working towards a low carbon future has been reinforced with the signing or a joint agreement from both countries.

The resolution of the European Union's trade dispute with China over solar panels could do "real damage" to the market in the UK, an industry group has warned.

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