China Warns Protectionism Could Hurt Global Recovery

Law360, New York (November 9, 2011, 2:25 PM EST) -- A top Chinese trade official warned Wednesday that efforts to attack China through protectionist trade measures and politicized economic concerns could threaten the global economic recovery and interfere with the country's work to expand imports.

China has played an important role in the global economic recovery since the 2008 financial crisis, and the country's work to broaden its import trade — which is expected to exceed $1.7 trillion in 2011 and total about $10 trillion over the next five years — have been central to that...
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