OCCUPATION: Chinese Vice Premier
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 1
PRO: Heading a Chinese delegation to D.C. last spring, she confronted a hostile Congress over U.S. trade restrictions threatened in response to alleged Chinese currency manipulation, market protection, piracy and tainted products. Recently, she announced a major crackdown on counterfeit drugs.
CON: Congress rebuffed her, and the massive U.S.-China trade gap persists. As for those counterfeit drugs: can she put the fake-anti-malarial genie back in the bottle?
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