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The push to get British companies online in China

Britain is moving to boost its exports to China, with the UK government's trade and investment arm signing a deal with a mainland firm called Shangpin.

The aim is to give British companies better access to China's rapidly growing market.

UK exports to China have doubled in the past four years, but were still worth just $10bn (£6.3bn) last year. That compares to $73.4bn for Germany and France's $19bn.

The BBC's Philip Hampsheir has more.

  • 09 Dec 2014
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