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Cablegate: China Approves Shanghai Port for Megaports Pilot

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SUBJECT: CHINA APPROVES SHANGHAI PORT FOR MEGAPORTS PILOT
PROGRAM

1. (SBU) The Chinese State Council has approved the deepwater
port of Yangshen in Shanghai as the Chinese location for the
Megaports pilot program, MFA International Organizations
Department Officer Song Jia told Poloff on September 19. FM
Yang Jiechi will notify Secretary Rice of the Chinese
decision during his meeting with the Secretary inWashington
on September 21, Song said.

2. SBU) China Customs delivered a similar message to post's
DOE China Acting Country Director on September 19.
Randt

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