Britain's regions are set for an economic boost after a landmark agreement for a 50 percent boost in the number of flights allowed between Britain and China, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced Sunday.

Foreign companies will have more opportunities in the Chinese market, especially in the wake of wider reforms announced by a key meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC),a panel of Chinese experts said here Friday.

China said Thursday it is concerned about the European Union's new anti-dumping methodology, calling on the bloc to avoid abusing trade remedies.

After becoming the owner of Aston Villa, a football club that has deep root in the English sports culture, the Chinese entrepreneur Tony Jiantong Xia and his twitter remarks have been pushed into the media limelight.