Invite to meet Chinese construction companies seeking international co-operation

Trade opportunities for UK companies to meet eight visiting Chinese businesses at a round table event 20 October 2016

UK businesses meeting Chinese companiesOn the 20th of October Essex International are receiving a group of construction companies from Jiangsu Province in China led by members of the Department of Housing and Construction.

They are interested in meeting UK businesses from whom they may buy products or services from or co-operate with to aid their development in China. They are particularly interested in the areas of:

  • Pre-fabricated buildings
  • Mechanical installations of building components
  • Sponge cities
  • Green building

Benefits for your business

  • Pitch your service/product to construction companies from China
  • Meet with Essex International to consider how to get your product into China and a potential market of 1.4 billion consumers
  • Discover the benefits of export and international co-operation

Companies visiting from China

The eight visiting Chinese companies are from China’s Jiangsu Province, ranked second for GDP of all Chinese provinces, with whom Essex County Council has a unique relationship spanning 27 years managed by Essex International.

In attendance will be:

  • Visiting Chinese companiesJiangsu Huajiang Constrction Group Co., Ltd
  • Suzhou Institute of Building Science Group Company Limited
  • Nanjing Yangtze River Urban Architectural Design Co., Ltd
  • Jiangsu International Century Design of Architecture Co., Ltd
  • Atlantic Modular System
  • Longxin Construction Group Co., Ltd
  • Jiangsu Provincial Construction Group
  • Jiangsu Research Institute of Building Science Co., Ltd

In addition to members of the government from many of the municipal governments and the provincial government responsible for building projects.

About the event

Date: 20 October 2016
Time: 2:30-5:00pm
Location: Essex Record Office, Chelmsford
Cost: Free of charge

If you would like to attend please email

The event is being run by Essex International, Essex County Council’s International Trade team, in association with the Jiangsu Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.

About the China Business Network

Essex International China UK eventsEssex International has set up the China Business Network to build a local community of businesses interested in doing business with China.  Future events will provide a chance for people interested in the Chinese market to come together and discuss exporting and investments opportunities in the following areas:

  • Chinese buyers looking for products
  • Chinese businesses looking for partners
  • Visiting delegations and networking events

To be kept up to date with future Chinese delegations visiting Essex and business networking events to meet buyers, distributors and customers sign up for alerts here.

About Essex International

Essex International business opportunities with ChinaEssex International works with companies and organisations to help them make the most of the opportunities of the UK market in the case of Chinese organisations, and the Chinese market, in the case of UK organisations across a number of specific business themes . . .

  • Export to China – connecting companies to interested buyers in China
  • Inward Investment from China – helping UK regions attract inward investment
  • Student Recruitment in China - helping to recruit students from China for universities, colleges and schools
  • Development of Chinese Professionals – providing training to Chinese professionals through UK professional training institutions

For more information about Essex International see here.

Peter Manning
Peter Manning

Head of Essex International

+44 (0) 7907 025 155


Extensive 'in market' experience in China, India and the UK. 15 years in the fields of inward investment, international trade, international realtionships and business development. His experience of helping UK and Chinese businesses, universities and governments do business together has given Peter detailed knowledge of how to do business in China and a wide range of contacts. Peter has an MBA from Henley Business School (Reading University), and was awarded an OBE in 2019 in the New Year’s Honours List for UK/China Relations.