Author: Stephen Hill, Second secretary in Political Section, Embassy Beijing
From the days of the Silk Road, China has a long and impressive history of commerce, stretching across the globe. This is no less true today. The Scandinavian furniture I brought from the UK for my flat here in Beijing was, in fact, made in China in the first place. The Chinese have business in their veins. Across the world such business brings with it many benefits, but even more so in China’s own neighbourhood.
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