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In China, it's not just about the economy. Will Canada get it?

A shift by Chinese authorities from emphasizing exports to boosting domestic demand will create unprecedented opportunities for Canadians, from academics to exporters of more than just potash. It’s an opportunity to make China and the rest of Asia loom as large in our imagination as the United States. Or, is the opportunity an imperative?

This article is adapted from a speech given by Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, on November 25, 2009, at the Toronto campus of the Richard Ivey School of Business. The occasion was the inaugural Donald L.Triggs Lecture in International Business. Read the article