The long march to trade links with China

Tax payers also need to understand that when trying to do business with China it’s a marathon, not a sprint" – Beijing based English language journalist Trevor Metz, updating British Columbians on the pace of progress when it comes to trade with China.

As the Northern British Columbia trading crew wrapped up their visit to the Orient this weekend, caution is the word that is being relayed from observers of the Chinese scene when it comes to expectations on trade relations. In a posted article on the Opinion 250 website, Trevor Metz a former Prince George journalist now working in China, put a politician friendly spin on the various delegations that have crossed the Pacific in quest of relationship building with the Chinese.

With Prince George Mayor Colin Kinsley leading a delegation of politicians, First Nations leaders and businessmen to China, including Prince Rupert Mayor Herb Pond the temptation might be to ask what may come of the last week of meetings and photo opportunities within the sight of Tienanmen Square.

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