APPCG Events: 2015

Dec 14, 2015
Annual Dinner with APPCG & the Hong Kong Association
Hosted by Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair), Lord Wei of Shoreditch (Chair of the APPCG Hong Kong Sub-Committee), and Baroness Dunn (Chair of the Hong Kong Association)

Nov 26, 2015
APPCG hosts delegation on China’s global health strategy, facilitated by the Institute of Development Studies
Delegation hosted by Andrea Jenkyns MP (Member of Parliament for Morley and Outwood)
Delegation led by Ms Lu Guoping (Division Director, Department of International Cooperation, National Health and Family Planning Commission)

Nov 3, 2015
The Lord Mayor briefs the APPCG: UK-China cooperation in financial services, including the transformation of China’s green finance sector
Chair: Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair, MP for Gloucester)
Speakers: Alderman Alan Yarrow (the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of London), Gareth Ward (Head of China Department, Foreign & Commonwealth Office), Ulrik Ross (HSBC Global Head of Public Sector and Sustainable Financing), Ben Powell (Head of IFC Treasury Funding, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group)
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Oct 29, 2015
The Changing Face of UK-China Education Links
Robert Jenrick (APPCG Vice-Chair for Education & Culture), Professor Sir David Greenaway (Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham University), John Tomasevic (Chair of the Torch Academy Gateway Trust), Dewi Knight (Senior Education Advisor for China, British Council), Katharine Carruthers (Director of the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) Confucius Institute for Schools), Jane Hay (Managing Director, Christie’s Education)
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Oct 15, 2015
APPCG Briefing from the Hong Kong Chief Executive, CY Leung
Hosted by Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair) in the House of Commons

Sep 16, 2015
Meeting with Hon Felix CHUNG Kwok-pan, Chairman of the Liberal Party in the Hong Kong Legislative Council
Hosted by Lord Steel (APPCG Deputy Chair) in the House of Lords

Sep 14, 2015
The State Visit: A “Golden Era” for the UK-China Relationship?
Lord Clement-Jones (Deputy-Chair for the APPCG), Stephen Lillie (Director for Asia Pacific, Foreign & Commonwealth Office), Professor Shaun Breslin (Director, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick)
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Jul 15, 2015
Lunchtime Roundtable: “UK-China Business, The prospects ahead and the role of the RMB”
Chair: Richard Graham MP (APPCG Chair, MP for Gloucester)
Speakers: Chris Davies (CEO International, HSBC Bank plc), Gordon Orr (Director & Chairman of McKinsey Asia), Stephen Phillips (Chief Executive, China Britain Business Council)
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Jul 13, 2015
APPCG hosts delegation from China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)
Delegation led by Professor Feng Zhongping, Assistant President of CICIR and Director of the CICIR Institute of European Studies.

Jun 23, 2015
APPCG Annual General Meeting
Key documents:
(1) 2014/15 Annual Report available here;
(2) China APPG Parliamentary Register Entry available here.

Jun 22, 2015
Annual Dinner: APPCG & Institute of Directors City Branch
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Mar 24, 2015
British milk, whisky, and pigs: The future of soaring UK exports to China
George Eustice MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for farming, food and marine environment), Richard Burn (Director, Asia Pacific Corporate Relations, Diageo), Stephen Jones (Managing Director, Somerdale International), Peter Hardwick (Head of Trade Development, EBLEX-AHDB) & Claire Urry (Executive Director, China-Britain Business Council)
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Feb 25, 2015
“Harnessing the power of China: How to leverage regional strengths?”
– The example of Worcestershire
Robin Walker (APPCG Vice-Chair, MP for Worcester), Phil Dutton (Former Chairman of the Worcestershire Ambassadors, MD of Handelsbanken Worcester), Frankie Tsang (Chairman of Worcestershire Chinese Association) & Stewart Ferguson (China-Britain Business Council)
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Feb 11, 2015
APPCG Annual Chinese New Year Reception
Sponsored by the China-Britain Business Council and VisitBritain
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Feb 11, 2015
“GREAT names for GREAT Britain”: Promoting Chinese Tourism in the UK
Sally Balcombe (CEO, VisitBritain) and other VisitBritain representatives
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Feb 9, 2015
Keeping the UK competitive: Rising RMB and capital markets explained
Mark Garnier (APPCG Acting Vice-Chair for Financial Services, MP for Wyre Forest), Mark Boleat (City of London) & Rongrong Huo (HSBC)
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Jan 13, 2015
Opportunities, challenges & censorship: British creative media and China
Raymond Li (BBC World Service), Wenguang Shao (Phoenix Satellite TV), James Kynge (Financial Times) & Fenella Barber (China-Britain Business Council)
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For our events held in 2014, please click here >