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Year 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Birmingham and Guangzhou cities. The recent years of collaboration between Birmingham and the Chinese city have been intense, with some increasingly important academic, medical, research and business links established. During ten years of formal partnership, Guangzhou has become key city […]

As we have already reported, the leaders of Guangzhou’s People’s Congress visited Birmingham recently to continue the ongoing knowledge exchange on urban issues between our two cities. The People’s Congress have a pivotal role in setting the policy and economic direction of the city of […]

Memorandum of Understanding, Guangzhou Library and the Library of Birmingham

The city of Guangzhou is located in Guangdong province in the Pearl River Delta area of China and was formally known as Canton.  Guangzhou is a significant city in China, ranked as its third largest  in population terms.  In fact, around 13 million people call […]

The Leader of Birmingham City Council Councillor John Clancy attended the Birmingham Sister City Chicago’s Global Cities Forum. The Forum brought the Mayors of approximately 20 world status cities together, with over 500 senior representatives of both Chicago’s Sister Cities and many others. The forum comprised of several […]

The EU-China Urbanisation Partnership Forum took place on 29 June in Brussels, on the day of the 10th EU-China Summit. The EU-China Partnership on Urbanisation is an overarching instrument brought to life to support China and the EU to improve the functioning and attractiveness of […]

The 9th of March marked an important milestone for the delivery of Birmingham’s European and International Strategy. For the first time since its launch, the four chairs of the area based associations met with the Leader of the Council, Sir Albert Bore. They talked about […]

A visit to China by anyone perceived to be from UK officialdom usually involves rounds of intense, lengthy, and, sometimes, perplexing meetings. They’re always interesting, a constant balance of diplomacy and business and the real interpretation work to be done is not in the difference […]

  Aston Villa Football Club and Birmingham City Council are working together to help raise the club’s profile in China, starting with our sister city of Guangzhou. The city, which we have had formal relations with since 2007, is home to not only many millions […]

This summer Birmingham will be the first city outside of London to launch direct flights to China. The Guangzhou-headquartered China Southern Airlines will be running a Beijing-Birmingham route from this July. The announcement follows months of hard work by the airport team, and other Birmingham […]