Commercial Services: Information Centre
The Embassy has an Information Centre located in
the main building at 11 Guanghua Lu, Beijing 100600. It is open to the public
every weekday from 9am to 11.50am and 2pm to 4.50pm. For security reasons, all
visitors need an appointment. To arrange a suitable time, please call Jane Zhang
on (010) 6532 1961 ext 237.
The Centre stocks books and periodicals on a wide
range of subjects, with a focus on recent commercial material. The Centre keeps
newspapers and magazines in Chinese and English, together with a range of
company prospectuses. A reference library has books on most major industrial
sectors. Multimedia facilities and internet access are also available.
Visitors can take away a variety of free
publications. These include the 'Britain in China' magazine "Ying-Zhong
Weilai" (in Chinese) and booklets published by the Foreign &
Commonwealth Office on subjects as diverse as Britain's Software and Film
Industries, the Arts in Britain and Young People in Britain (mainly in English).
Information on studying in the UK is held in the
library of the Cultural and Education Section at 4/F Liangma Dasha, 8
Dongsanhuan Beilu, Beijing 100004.