Chancellor embarks on Chinese trade mission to strengthen post-Brexit ties
China is the world’s second largest economy after the United States and plans are already in the works for a direct trading link between the London and Shanghai stock exchanges.
If approved, the London-Shanghai Stock Connect programme would allow UK-based investors to buy Chinese shares and vice versa.
Other topics up for the discussion will likely include Beijing’s Belt and Road infrastructure scheme.
The multi-trillion dollar project involves the construction of a modern-day Silk Road with new bridges, tunnels and maritime routes constructed to better connect China with the rest of the... read more
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