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10Feb94 CHINA: HURD DISCOUNTS CHINESE THREAT.

Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd has told British firms bidding for work in China to disregard threats that they would be excluded because of the row over Hong Kong.Mr Hurd was speaking to MPs on the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday.His reassurance to contractors comes after weekend reports that the Hong Kong row is jeopardising Britain's involvement in £470 billion of Chinese contracts, many of which would be for construction work.China objects to Hong Kong ...

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