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BritCham Shanghai hosts Member Roundtable with Deputy Director of Export Support Service at the UK DBT

4 Dec 2023

On the afternoon of 29 November, BritCham Shanghai had the honor of hosting a roundtable meeting at the Chamber office featuring Chaz Walia, Deputy Director of Export Support Service at the UK Department for Business and Trade (DBT).

This event was part of the Chamber’s Global Visionary series, dedicated to fostering robust business connections, providing access to global business insights, and facilitating meaningful interactions among our members and visiting senior management/VIPs from around the world. The occasion presented a unique opportunity for members to directly engage with influential leaders from multinational corporations, exploring potential avenues for collaborative growth and mutual benefit.

The gathering commenced with a warm welcome from Stuart Dunn, the Executive Director of BritCham Shanghai, who extended his greetings to all the attendees.



During the roundtable discussion, Mr. Walia and his team shared international trade services that his team provides for UK businesses entering the overseas market, including 1on1 consultancy. Throughout the roundtable, representatives from various industries exchanged their thoughts and suggestions on company requirements and the support needed from the British government. The attendees also delved into potential challenges for those seeking to engage in trading with China.



The roundtable provided a unique opportunity for member companies to connect directly with influential leaders in the context of UK businesses entering the Chinese market. It served as a platform for discovering mutually beneficial pathways for collaboration and advancement in the field of expanding UK businesses in China.

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