Rupert Reid

 

Chinese company buys Diamond aircraft of Austria



BUSINESS, CHINA, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST February 09, 2018


A Diamond DA-42 photographed with a handsome pilot. Photo credit - Tommy Santoni   Wanfeng Aviation has purchased specialist light aircraft manufacturer Diamond.   The Chinese company already held a 60 percent stake ...

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£1 billion of FinTech deals between China and UK



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, CHINA, UK February 08, 2018


The news follows our report from 2017 about growing FinTech links between China and the British city of Cambridge. Photo credit - Pixabay   Over £1 billion of FinTech deals between China and the UK have been announced...

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Extended protection for whisky in China



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK, FOOD February 08, 2018


China is a key market for Scotch Whisky. Photo credit - Pixabay   The legal protection of Scotch whisky in China has been agreed for a further decade.   Until 2028, at the earliest, Scotch whisky will be a prote...

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British beef set for Chinese menus



CHINA, UK, FOOD February 07, 2018


Last year, China imported over £1 billion worth of beef, as domestic consumption rose. Photo credit - Pixabay   A 21 year old BSE ban on British beef in China is set to be lifted.   That's according to British ...

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JD.com to open British, French and German marketplaces



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK February 07, 2018


A JD.com delivery drone. Could this be a sight in European skies in the future? Photo credit - JD.com   JD.com is set to rival Amazon in Northern Europe with the launch of a series of new marketplaces.   The Chi...

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