This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-EGA6O9

Lack of recognition for UK Further Education colleges in China

in China

Trade barrier summary

The UK's Further Education (FE) colleges are not recognised in China, which impacts on colleges' abilities to develop business in China.

China is increasingly focusing on developing Technical and Vocational Training (TVET). On 4 February 2020, China issued state council guidance encouraging the development of TVET.

Sectors affected

  • Education and training



Date reported

7 March 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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