Business: Trade with China

Throughout Britain last week there was a heady feeling of optimism over the prospect of doing more business with Red China. Back from trade talks with the Chinese Communists at Geneva, top-drawer representatives of British industry burbled about "new possibilities of contact" which had been opened up for Anglo-Chinese trade. The representatives came from such austere bodies as the Federation of British Industries (Britain's N.A.M.), the Association of British Chambers of Commerce and the National Union of Manufacturers. This week the Chinese announced that they will exchange trade missions with Britain.

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