David Cameron was asked to sign a bike at British brand Brompton during his trade visit to China. The Prime Minister earlier tweeted that the trip had so far led to £5.6 billion in business deals being agreed between the UK and China.
The Global Times newspaper's criticism of the UK is stinging given that David Cameron has spent two days courting China's leaders.
David Cameron's visit to China has not been easy to arrange with the pressure for the trip coming from the British.
David Cameron hopes to mend relations with China as he brings a large trade delegation with him.