Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade

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Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade

A former name of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. It was created in 1983 with the merger of the Ministry of Foreign Trade, the Ministry of Foreign Economic Liaison, the State Import and Export Regulation Commission and the State Foreign Investment Regulation Commission. This merger was part of a broader effort to reform the Chinese economy after the radical failure of the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution.
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As the first national organization in China's export advertising industry, its function is to coordinate the relationships between the member corporations and to assist MOFERT in developing export advertising in China.
China International Advertising Corporation in Beijing and provincial foreign trade advertising corporations, which, under the MOFERT, conduct mainly export advertising.
In July 1991, MOFERT promulgated the "MOFERT Regulation on Export Advertising Business and Management".
(2) Formerly, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC) and the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade (MOFERT).
Data on USD1 and HKDI in China are taken and calculated from the two publications by MOFERT (various years), USCBC (1990), and SSB (various years).
Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade (MOFERT), Almanac of China's Foreign Economic Relations and Trade, MOFERT Press, Beijing, various years.