Non-EEA investors that are investing in the UK may be eligible for a Tier 1 Investor Visa (“Tier 1 Visa”). The Tier 1 Visa is a visa for high net worth individuals outside of the EEA who are making a substantial investment in the UK.
Chinese investments in Europe have reached record values. In 2017, when President Si Ťin-pching promised the One Belt One Road initiative another USD 124 billion to expand global business routes, the investments grew by 78%. Europe is one of the objectives of what was first described in 2013 as the New Silk Road with the aim to support investment into ports, roads and railways and other infrastructure worldwide.