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Edinburgh May Become a New Hot Investment Destination for Chinese Investors
——Edinburgh Investment Promotion Workshop Was Successfully Held
Brief:Edinburgh Investment Promotion Workshop was successfully held in London on 13th November 2013. It attracted more than 40 Chinese businesses and investors coming to look for investment opportunities in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Investment Promotion Workshop was successfully held on 13th November in London, this workshop was organized by the City of Edinburgh Council, with great support of China Business Network (CBN). Investment opportunities exist across Edinburgh’s key sectors: financial services, renewable energy, life science, creative industries and tourism.

Speakers and organisers of Edinburgh Investment Workshop


The workshop took place in Bank of China ----- London Branch. The speaker from Bank of China delivered a welcome speech and expressed that they would love to greatly support Chinese investors in Edinburgh.


Bank of China flying Chinese flag high in the City of LondonThe bright function hall was full of audience


Councilor Frank Ross, Convener of the Economy Committee—the City of Edinburgh, gave an exciting opening speech and acknowledged the recognition and confidence in Edinburgh from Chinese investors.


Mr. Greg Ward, head of Economic Development Unit—the City of Edinburgh, introduced the investment environment of Edinburgh. As the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is a world leader in science, business, education and the arts. The city has 

•      One of the UK’s most highly-educated and productive workforces

•       Excellent transport links by air, land and sea

•       An established network of professional services

•        Unrivalled quality of life

•       Internationally renowned research and teaching excellence

Mr. Cameron Stott, director of Jones Lang LaSalle which is the only one real estate company to be selected into <<Forbes>> “Platinum 400” 3 consecutive years, accurately analyzed Edinburgh’s property market and affirmed the investment feasibility. According to the research, the price of property will continue to rise but the supply is limited in Edinburgh, so it is a great time to entering Edinburgh’s real estate market now.

Wendy Liu from City of Edinburgh Council answers questions from the audienceChinese investors are eager to find out more information about Edinburgh


Most Chinese investors believe that the economic development of Edinburgh is very promising and they would love to make a business investigation there to seek more investment opportunities.

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