"Anti-protectionism conference kicks off in Istanbul
English.news.cn 2010-04-28 03:37:46
ISTANBUL, April 27 (Xinhua) -- An anti-protectionism conference that aims to foster global economic competition kicked off Tuesday in Istanbul.
"To put competition on hold during a crisis is the very description of failure," said Joaquin Almunia, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for competition policy, in reference to the financial meltdown that recently hit the international markets."
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