Premier Li Keqiang's recent visit to London, accompanied by a large group of Chinese business leaders, has produced several large contracts for direct Chinese investment into British infrastructure, including the British nuclear power industry, a sector famously sensitive to foreign involvement.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the United Kingdom last week has brought the UK and China's relations to a new level of cooperation.
China used to view the EU as a balancing factor in its perception of a multi-polar world. Now it views the EU as an important actor in its own right.
The visit to Britain by China's Premier Li Keqiang, his first as premier, rightly attracted huge media coverage.
On Monday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang began his first visit to Britain since he took office in March last year, a visit that is expected to enhance cooperation and mend fault lines in the two countries' relations.
The fate of the world depends on the events that transpire in Eurasia, called a "grand chessboard", according to Polish-American geostrategist Zbigniew Brzezinski, writing in his 1998 namesake book. Europe, Russia, Central Asia and East Asia are the four critical players on the board.
Part of the EU's rebalancing efforts lie in promoting economic ties with major world economies - China being one of them.
President Xi Jinping arrived in the Netherlands on Saturday to begin his first trip to European Union since taking office more than a year ago.
President Xi's visit to European Union institutions in Brussels on March 31 will be historic. It will be the first visit by a Chinese head of state to the EU.
Many Chinese cities are now focusing on improving air quality and providing smart services to their citizens to grow their municipal economies.
British Prime Minister David Cameron remarked during his recent and much publicized trip to China that "if you are thinking of investing in Britain, come and find us. You will get a warm welcome".
During his ongoing visit to China, British Prime Minister David Cameron is seeking to attract Chinese investors to his country.