China wants equal treatment for state-owned firms: Top official

Canada maintained restrictions in TPP, CETA on acquisitions by state-owned enterprises.

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Han Jun, vice minister at the Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial & Economic Affairs, Office of the Central Rural Work Leading Group, China, speaking at a briefing on China's latest five-year plan at the Borden Ladner Gervais office in Ottawa Jan. 14.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Thursday, 01/14/2016 3:57 pm EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 01/14/2016 4:28 pm EST

China would likely push for Canada to treat its state-owned enterprises the same as any other companies if the two sides were to enter into free trade talks, said a top Chinese official visiting Ottawa.

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