China and Its Trade Partners
This appendix includes interviews with representatives of nine of China’s key trade nations or regions. The people interviewed are members of embassies, chamber officials, associations, and trade institutions. Representatives of the following trade partners (countries in alphabetical order) are interviewed:
The countries or regions included were selected on the basis of their trade relationship with China. In total, these nine represent roughly 60% of China’s total global trade. All of the interviewees commented on the importance of China for their countries and stressed their interest in expanding the relationship, not only in the trade sphere but also via ties in education, tourism, and investment.
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