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What is the Belt & Road Initiative?

The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is regarded as one of the most important geopolitical and economic initiatives from China. BRI focuses on Improving and creating new trading routes, links business opportunities with China while passing through over 60 countries along the way across Asia & EMEA.

Sheffield China Business Seminars 2017 - 2018

Seminar Six

What is the Belt & Road Initiative? What are The Opportunities for Businesses in The Northern Powerhouse?

The Silk Road Economic Belt and The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road are right at the crust of the initiative.

We have invited some of the most respected experts in the fields to tell us what is the Belt & Road Initiative and more importantly what are the opportunities for businesses in the Sheffield City Region as well as the Northern Powerhouse.

The exact time of the event and the full list of speakers will be confirmed in due course.

This is a free event, please book HERE



Other Seminars in the Series

6 September 2017: Taming the Dragon: An overview of the Chinese Market

5 October 2017: Doing Business in China: An Introduction to Chinese Business Culture and Etiquette 

6 November 2017: Developing Your Market in China: Sales, Marketing & Business Development 

6 December 2017: How to get your Intellectual Property Protected Rights in China?

10 January 2018: Getting paid from China: Advice on Finance and Money Repatriation


Creative Sheffield, part of Sheffield City Council

Programme Partners

China Britain Business Council
Confucius Institute

In Association with

China Brampton
Department of International Trade
International Trade Forum
Irwin Mitchell
Llyods Bank
New Era Development
Santander UK
Sheffield Chamber of Commerce
Sheffield City Region
South Yorkshire International Trade Centre
Withers & Rogers
Yee Kwan Ice Cream


What is the Belt & Road Initiative?
Sheffield Town Hall
Reception Room B
Pinstone Street
S1 2HH
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Last Updated: 09/08/2017
Author: Renate Halton

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