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Telephone interview: Why does China re-launch int'l trade representative now?

08-18-2010 09:22 BJT

Background: The State Council has approved the appointment of Vice Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng, as China's International Trade Representative. Full story >>

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For more details, joining us on the phone is professor Liu Baocheng from the University of International Business and Economics.

Q1. How significant is such a trade office, and its function in settling trade disputes?

Q2. Having a trade representative is nothing new to China. MOFCOM had international trade representatives before 2005. How do you see its re-launch at this time?

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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