websitesScotland-China Weblinks

  • The Scottish Government's general website for international promotion of Scotland
  • The British Embassy and Consulates General in China
  • Scottish Development International provide advice and support for Scottish firms seeking to do business with China and for Chinese firms seeking to do business with Scotland
  • UK Trade & Investment: the UK Government organisation that supports companies in the UK doing business internationally and overseas enterprises seeking to set up or expand in the UK
  • China Now in Scotland (CNIS): The largest ever festival of Chinese culture in Scotland
  • The China Britain Business Council (CBBC) located its first UK regional office in Glasgow and provides varying degrees of support to Scottish firms seeking to do business with China, drawing on its network of offices and staff in both the UK and China
  • The Scotland-China Association is particularly active on the cultural front, organising events catering for people with an interest in all aspects of Chinese life and civilisation, both past and present
  • The 48 Group Club, which has an active Scottish arm, undertakes activities that are primarily relevant to managers leading the development of China business for British organizations from all sectors: industry, commerce, government, education, sports, culture and the law
  • The Great Britain-China Centre works to foster and develop relations between the United Kingdom and the People's Republic of China and to promote mutual knowledge and understanding
  • The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) have a long track record in developing trade links with China
  • The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) have a Memorandum of Understanding with the prestigious Chinese Academy of Science and run an exchange programme to foster bilateral science links
  • The British Council have offices in Edinburgh and across China, where they provide the cultural and education section of the British Embassy and Consulates General
  • Scottish Networks International which places high calibre overseas postgraduates from Scottish universities with Scottish businesses
  • Education UK Scotland which promotes Scottish education at all levels and administers the summer camps, language assistant and teacher exchange schemes
  • The British Council has dedicated China websites and
  • The Edinburgh Chinese School offer mandarin and cantonese classes to students of all ages, and abilities every saturday
  • The Glasgow Chinese School, set up in 1973 also offer classes in manadarin and cantonese
  • Ricefield Chinese art and cultural centre is the hub for Chinese arts and culture in Scotland. Based in Glasgow, it is a meeting point for Chinese artists, musicians and designers