Scotland's Strategy for Stronger Engagement with China

DescriptionThis strategy sets out the objectives and regional focus that will guide Scotland's engagement with China to 2010.
ISBN0-7559-5064-X
Official Print Publication DateAugust 2006
Website Publication DateAugust 28, 2006

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Published by the Scottish Executive, August, 2006

ISBN 0 7559 5064 X

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Contents

Ministerial Foreword

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

2. Why China's development demands a strategic response from Scotland

3. Sino-Scottish Links

4. China Strategy: Objectives

  • Raise understanding of Chinese language and culture in Scotland
  • Increase student flows between Scotland and China
  • Expand the awarding of Scottish qualifications in China
  • Attract skilled Chinese to experience living and working in Scotland
  • Strengthen bilateral science links
  • Attract increased Chinese tourism to Scotland
  • Increase trade between Scotland and China
  • Expand connections between businesses in Scotland and China
  • Work with China to address environmental challenges
  • Raise the profile and understanding of Scotland in China

5. Regional Priorities in China

6. Implementation

7. Evaluation

Annex A: Scottish Public-Sector Engagement with China

Annex B: Case Studies

  • Angus Council
  • Napier University
  • Caledonian Alloys
  • Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Annex C: Scotland-China Weblinks