Bob MacDonald

Wood Group wins subsea contract supporting CNOOC in the South China Sea

Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to support their Lingshui 17-2 gas development in the Qiongdongnan basin of the South China Sea. Subsea and flow assurance…

Founders Amy (left) and Julie. Photo credit: George Wright

Millionth sale and Chinese expansion for Cheeky Chompers

Cheeky Chompers, the Scotland-based manufacturer of 'The World’s first chewable dribble bib for teething tots' has just sold its millionth product, expanded into China and unveiled a new collection. Within just four years the founding…

Left to right: David Xu, president and CEO, Job Safety Solutions with Matrix’s commercial director Mhorvan Sherret and project manager John Richardson

Matrix Risk Control secures six-figure Chinese training contract

An Aberdeen-based incident investigation specialist has secured a six-figure contract for training provision with Shenzhen-based safety consultancy, Job Safety Solutions. Under the terms of the contract, which is valued at around £100,000, Matrix Risk Control…

Liz Cameron

Scottish Chambers of Commerce opens China trade office

Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has opened a new International Trade Office in the city of Yantai, China, as part of a trade mission by a Chambers’ delegation to explore new trading opportunities and links…

Bill White, group operations director, LLg, and Castle Li, general manager of COFCO in the tasting room at Loch Lomond Distillery

Loch Lomond Group secures major Chinese deal

Independent Scottish distillers, the Loch Lomond Group (LLG), is expanding to China after securing a major distribution deal with one of the country’s leading companies. LLG’s milestone partnership with COFCO, the Chinese agriculture and food…

Tim Allan

Chambers of Commerce Network prepare for business mission to China

Together with Scottish Chambers of Commerce and Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce (DACC), Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce have planned an 8-day business mission to China later this month. Between April 22 and…

RGU’s Principal, Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski.

Robert Gordon University increases presence in China

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is expanding its international focus as it continues its investment in China. The university has recently opened an office in Beijing, and is now increasing its presence by adding more agents…

(Left to right): Richard Laing, Director Laing Edinburgh; Fiona Hunter, Edinburgh-China Air Link Project Manager, Marketing Edinburgh, Kathy Xin Luo, Chinese Business Development Manager; Kat Barron, General Manager Laing Edinburgh; Michael Laing OBE, Chairman & Owner of Laing the Jeweller Ltd; Cllr Gavin Barrie, City of Edinburgh Council Economy Convener; Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport Copyright Jon Savage

Laing Edinburgh to sponsor Edinburgh Airport’s First Direct Flight to China

Edinburgh jeweller Laing Edinburgh has been announced as the first official sponsor in plans to introduce Scotland’s first ever direct flight to China. Securing the high-profile sponsorship deal is the next crucial step in the…

Edinburgh Castle

Chinese tour operators meet with Scottish businesses

Scottish tourism businesses were in China last week as part of a VisitScotland business development mission to boost an emerging market already worth £34 million a year. The ten Scottish companies included The Royal Edinburgh…

Bruce Lee (Yi Li)

sensewhere win innovation category in Shanghai British Business Awards

sensewhere, the fast-growing Edinbirgh based company that provides specialist location services software and technology has won the innovation category at the British Business Awards held in Shanghai recently. The British Business Awards is organised by…

Russell Dalgleish

Russell Dalgleish: Scottish Technology Investment events in Shenzhen and Hong Kong

This week I have the incredible privilege to attend the first ever Scottish Technology investment events in Hong Kong and Shenzhen delivered by Informatic Ventures and partners. EIE – Engage, Invest, Exploit conferences bringing together…

David Leven

‘Shanghai Scotland Showcase’ exhibits best of Scotland to Chinese market

Scotland introduced a selection of its world-leading luxury products and services at a special showcase in Shanghai last week (Friday 14 October 2016). The ‘Shanghai Scotland Showcase’, developed by Scottish Development International (SDI), will take…

Justin Willey, managing director of IQX

Temporary Staffing Solutions Provider Wins Place on China Visit

Scottish Borders based recruitment software provider, IQX Limited, has been selected as one of twelve top technology companies in Scotland to travel with Scottish Entrepreneurs in China to both Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China this…