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Working with China: five-year engagement strategy

Published: 4 Dec 2012
Part of:
Economy, International
ISBN:
9781782562634

High-level strategy setting out the Scottish Government’s ambitions in developing Scotland’s relationship with China over the next five years.

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Working with China: five-year engagement strategy
ANNEX B

18 page PDF

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ANNEX B

MEASUREMENT OF TARGETS GRID
PRIORITY AREA TARGET DATA SOURCES USED TO MEASURE
1 To increase trade opportunities for Scottish business in China and encourage more Chinese investment in Scottish industry and infrastructure. Target 1.1: Double the number of Scottish companies (based on 2010 levels) supported to access Chinese markets by 2017. Scottish Development International
Target 1.2: Increase direct exports to China above the Scottish Government's export target of 50% by 2017 and to exceed this for China based on 2010 export levels. Global Connections Survey
Target 1.3: Double the number of major Chinese investors with a presence in Scotland by 2017 based on 2012 levels. UK Interdepartmental Business Register
2 To expand and deepen Scotland's education links with China. Target 2.1: Increase the number of Chinese and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region students studying in Scotland from the current 8.5% share (2010/11) to a 10% share of the total UK Chinese and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region student population. UKCISA and HESA ( UK Council for International Student Affairs and Higher Education Statistics Agency)
Target 2.2: Double the number of teachers of Mandarin working local authority schools in Scotland, based on 2011/12 levels. Scottish Government Annual School Census data
Target 2.3: Double the number of school students attaining recognised qualifications in Chinese language, based on 2011/12 levels. Scottish Qualifications Authority examination data
3 To increase collaboration in research and development between China and Scotland. Target 3.1: Increase the percentage of internationally co-authored papers between Scottish and Chinese researchers from the 4.75% baseline of 2008. Baseline from International Comparative Performance of Scotland's Research Base 2009 (Elsevier Report) A new report is being commissioned and the intention is to commission a report of this type every 2-3 years
4 To promote an innovative and creative Scotland through deeper cultural exchanges and sporting links with China and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; and promoting Scotland as a destination of choice for Chinese tourists. Target 4.1: Increase Scotland's share of the value of Chinese visitors to Scotland, as a proportion of the UK spend to 6% (increased from 3.5% on Scotland's share of Chinese spend between 2009 and 2011). Office for National Statistics - International Passenger Survey
Target 4.2: Monitor progress of the objectives within the Cultural MOU with China and ensure that all 4 key elements within the MOU are actively delivered. The Scottish Government will monitor regular meetings and updates from the culture sector along with monitoring funding strands from our International Touring Fund and Creative Scotland International funding streams

Contact

Email: China Team Mailbox, China_Team_Mailbox@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG