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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Wednesday, March 03, 2004

Xinjiang Foreign Trade: Through the Roof


GEO Business News - Geo.tv

The linked report concerns Pakistan increasing trade ties with Xinjiang however the thing that caught my eye was the quote that states Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region registered 2.57 billion US dollars in foreign trade in the first eight months of the last year (2003), up 74 percent from the corresponding period.

That is incredible! How are the Chinese doing this? What secret formula do they have that is propelling them to economic super stardom?