School of Business and Economics


9 Nov 2016

CGSS Symposium: China-United Kingdom Trade Relationships

Professor Ilan Oshri

GCSS Symposium: China - United Kingdom Trade Relationships 

Date: Wednesday 9th November 2016 
9.30  Welcome 

The Situation and Policy of China’s Trade in Service

Dr. Jun Li, Director of Institute of International Trade in Services of CAITEC. China Ministry of Commerce.


An Analysis of China Outsourcing Brand Development

Mr. Xilin Li, Associate research Fellow, Institute of International Trade in Services of CAITEC, China Ministry of Commerce.


The New Game of Locations

Prof. Ilan Oshri, Loughborough Centre for Global Sourcing and Services

10.50 Coffee

The Opportunities and Challenges of China-UK Economic Relations after the Brexit Vote

Dr. Hui Pan, Coventry University.


Characteristics of Chinese Multinational Enterprises and Perceived Political Risk

Prof. Xiaohui Lui, Loughborough University, School of Business and Economics. 




Development Trends in Advanced Business Services Interconnecting the UK and China

Prof. Kathy Pain, Henley Business School, University of Reading


The case of the “Sunset and the Sunrise’ Economies in the Global, Digitalised, Knowledge-based Economy: What Future for Careers?

Mr. Ian Herbert Centre for Global Sourcing and Services, Loughborough University


Closing words

15.00 Coffee and networking 


Venue: Jennings Council Chamber, 1st floor, Hazlerigg Building, Loughborough University, LE11 3TU – See map for directions
Parking:  There are car parks close to the building, allow plenty of time as they get full quickly. Car park 5 usually has spaces but it a short walk.
Directions to campus:

How to find us



The Centre for Global Sourcing and Services is hosting a delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. As part of their visit to the UK, we are delighted to invite you to join us for a symposium about the China-UK trade relationships with a particular interest in the service industry. Among the speakers are Chinese government officials from the Ministry of Commerce, official from the UK Department of International Trade and leading academics.


To Register:

This is a free event, please register to attend by emailing Ruth Cufflin