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Senior official backs mainland-Taiwan economic pact

06-20-2010 10:43 BJT Special Report: 5th Round of ARATS-SEF Talks |

XIAMEN, June 20 (Xinhua) -- China's top political advisor Jia Qinglin on Sunday said signing a sweeping economic pact similar to a free trade deal across the Taiwan Strait would benefit the long-term development of both economies.

Jia Qinglin, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), said once signed, the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), would bring new opportunities to mainland-Taiwan exchanges and cooperations.

Jia made the remarks at a centerpiece conference of the second Straits Forum which opened in the mainland's coastal city of Xiamen Saturday.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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