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Tech City welcomes first Chinese company

Boris Johnson is on a week-long visit to China encouraging closer business links with the capital Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has welcomed news that Chinese mobile gaming company Rekoo is opening a London office as he continues his six-day trade mission to promote business and investment.

It will be the first mainland China firm to move to the Tech City cluster, based around Silicon Roundabout in Old Street.

Rekoo says it will initially hire 10 employees and expects to have 25 based in London within three years.

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