Liverpool China Partnership has ended the year on a high after revealing three new members to the organisation.
Allseas Global Logistics, The University of Liverpool Confucius Institute and The Liverpool Institute of Performing Art, have all joined.
The partnership is a membership organisation that facilitates relationships between China and the UK for civic and business people and partnerships.
Paul Kallee-Grover MBE, chair of Liverpool China Partnership, said: "As a business, Liverpool China Partnership has had to evolve over the last few years to meet the challenges of Covid-19, Brexit and the ongoing fuel and truck driver shortages head on. As a result, we have employed a renewed focus on the growing logistics network within the city region and identified potential partners with existing relationships with China.
"This is why we are really pleased to welcome the likes of Allseas Global Logistics Ltd as one of our new members as it will be a fantastic asset to our other members who are exporters."
Looking ahead to 2022, Kallee-Grover added: "We are expecting to see big growth in the development sector but it is difficult to fully capitalise on this when you haven't got the ability to travel.
"This will improve and we are already starting to see very early discussions around events and the movement of people, and businesses connecting and working together which is a huge positive."