1421 Consulting Group Chengdu


Chengdu is located in the middle South West China. The city’s official status being the financial hub of the region. Chendgu is an important city for several major government initiatives such as the Go West Policy and the Belt and Road Initiative. It plays an influential role throughout the region. Chengdu is also known as the ‘Gateway into Western China’. Offering many opportunities for companies with an interest expanding to this part of China. In 2019 economy of Chengdu grew 8% compared to the national growth of 6.1%. This level of growth made it one of the fastest growing city economies across China. Furthermore, since 2019 Chengdu is categorized as a tier one city, which shows the economic significance of the city.

Our Office

1421 Consulting Group Chengdu was started in the summer of 2019. Currently, the office is headed by Ali Sheikh, a ACCA certified accountant with a background in financial services in the UK.

By being located in Chengdu, 1421 Consulting group is able to support Western businesses throughout Sichuan and the Greater Western China area. Furhtermore, Chengdu is located close to Chongqing, and we are therefore able to support companies interested in this city as well.

Our Team

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Chengdu Contact Info: 

Ali Sheikh
+86 13681531019

Interested in doing business in Chengdu? Send Ali a message!

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.