Chris Fraser OBE has, as a Foreign Direct Investment Professional, worked in the China market since the early 80s when his then UK based Inward Investment Agency signed one of the first economic cooperation agreements with the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.
Since then he has been active in promoting the theme of outbound investment in China from the first UK Government seminars in Beijing and Shanghai in 1998 to pioneering the first of the current wave of Chinese investors into UK including Huawei in 2001. His public sector service includes Director Asia Pacific, Invest in Britain Bureau based in the British Consulate General, Hong Kong at the time of the Handover to China, Senior Adviser (China), at UK Trade and Investment and Senior Adviser China at the Inward Investment Organisation for London.
Chris founded the multi disciplined China Consultancy ChinaEuro Associates in 2001 which has worked with numerous Chinese investors and foreign agencies actively promoting their geographical areas as a base for China investment.
He is also Director Asia Pacific of Wavteq Ltd (www.wavteq.com), a specialist FDI related company which offers three products to outward investors, on a subscription basis through Kim Fahem in Wavteq`s HK office (firstname.lastname@example.org) . These products form a fundamental part of feasibility studies relating to location decisions:
1. Real time data on Chinese outbound investment Worldwide and their competitors, peers and suppliers (www.fDimarkets.com)
2. Data on financial incentives from Governments on offer to investment projects and what other investors are receiving (http://incentivesmonitor.com )
3. Competitive analysis on 1000 locations from Countries, States and Cities worldwide across 65 sectors and subsectors as to where to invest and relevant costs and SWOT analysis: (http://fdibenchmark.com)
Chris is a former HK Government official and a Cantonese speaker.View More