China-UK ties elevated to a new level: a business review of President Xi Jinping's visit to the UK

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a very successful state visit to the UK. This paper summarises the key achievements of the two governments as well as the major business deals signed. It goes a step further to discuss the rationale for the two countries to forge a closer tie and the unique values the UK brings to the table for the Chinese. It concludes with an industry-specific prospect of cooperation between the two countries. A detailed list of deals announced is attached in the appendix.