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4 Sep, 2011

Central Asia caucus calls for Free Trade Pact | Economy | chinadaily.com.cn

URUMQI – High-ranking officials from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member nations and experts on Friday called for the establishment of a massive free-trade area (FTA) across the region to facilitate trade among one-fourth of the world’s population.

“China believes the relevant parties should make full use of the current mechanism and discuss the feasibility of setting up an FTA among SCO member nations,” said Zhong Shan, vice-minister of commerce, in a speech at the SCO Business Day in the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

via SCO calls for FTA to be set up | Economy | chinadaily.com.cn.