China visit to boost Midlands Engine
A Government minister will lead a mission to China later this month to boost trade between the Midlands Engine and the important business ally.
Helen Donnellan, head of inward investment at Leicester City Council, said she had spoken to businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire who are attending.
She said: "There are 48 companies coming from the Midlands on the China mission and a number of companies from Leicester and Leicestershire are attending.
"The whole point of these missions is to set up civic, as well as business-to-business relationships, with China."
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