China-Britain Business Council

No-one understands business needs better than other businesses – and few organisations can draw on as much practical expertise as the British Chambers of Commerce. 

The Global Business Network is a powerful and reliable B2B network that includes Accredited Chambers of Commerce in every UK town and city, all linked to British Chambers around the world. 

If you want to start doing business internationally, the BCC Global Business Network is here to help you.  As a Chamber member, you have access to the BCC Global Business Network in the following markets:

United Kingdom

The China-Britain Business Council is the leading organisation helping companies grow and develop their business with China.  We have been engaged with China for nearly 60 years and have built exceptional connections with both government and business. Our network includes a business-led board and business advisory team with extensive first-hand track record of doing business in China, offices across the UK and in 13 strategic locations in China, a strategic partnership with the British Chamber of Commerce in China (Beijing) and 800 members - a powerful membership base of companies from all sectors, large and small. Our accumulated knowledge, contacts and access helps companies succeed.

Core Services

Market insight

We can provide you with market intelligence that you can trust and use to inform your decisions, and save you time and money:

  • Take advantage of up to date information on a given market, together with broader, sector specific information provided by British business groups in countries that interest you
  • Identify challenges and opportunities and understand the nuances of doing business in a particular country or region

Getting started overseas

To help get you started, we can offer practical support that includes:

  • British business centres – a physical base to help get you started, with access to wi-fi and other office facilities, and fellow companies on hand from the local business network
  • Matchmaking services – introductions to agents, suppliers and distributors and potential customers
  • Professional business services – introductions to trusted lawyers, accountants, translators, tax advisors, other professional support services

Building market share

Once you have started trading in your chosen market we can help you build your market share with:

  • Advice on the best routes to market, whether that’s through a joint venture or establishing a representative office
  • Support for launches and marketing new products and services
  • Access satellite offices in larger markets such as China, India or Brazil

Growing a regional presence

If you’re looking to expand within your target region, the network can help by:

  • Introducing you to approved business to business support groups in the markets that interest you
  • Connecting you with regional distributors and other reputable contacts to get you started
  • Help you gain access to government and other relevant support

Additional services

In many markets, you can also take advantage of a wide range of additional services. These include:

  • Visa, business visa and work permit support
  • Market overview, research, competitor and sector analysis
  • Advice on cultural awareness
  • Tariff and customs research/li>
  • Finance reporting and book-keeping
  • Relocation support
  • Language/translation support
  • Risk and budget management support
  • Policy advice

Tailored Localised Service Packages

Many overseas business networks will tailor support to meet your needs. Some services are free, others attract a cost. Our networks will provide a fully-priced proposal detailing any costs applicable and are very competitive, by comparison to competitor networks. To find out more about the services available in your market please click the 'get-connected button'.


Events Calendar

  • Partner Events
  • Training Events
  • Wirral Chamber Events
  • Birkenhead First Events
  • Young Chamber