London,
24
November
2019
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19:49
Europe/Amsterdam

City Corporation Policy Chair travels to Beijing for meetings with business leaders

City of London Corporation Policy Chair Catherine McGuinness will today [24 November] travel to Beijing to host an annual meeting of the China Advisory Council, a group of senior business leaders in leading UK and Chinese financial institutions.

Established in 2010, the Council provides guidance on the activities of the City of London Corporation's representative offices and the City of London Corporation's overall engagement with China.

During her two-day visit, the Policy Chair will also hold meetings with a range of businesses to promote London’s offer as an international financial centre.

The City of London Corporation has had a dedicated programme of engagement with China for many years, with representative offices in Beijing and Shanghai since 2008. There are more than 35 Chinese institutions in the City and more are in the process of opening a representative office.

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