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Cablegate: Action Request: Usg Comments On Prc Draft Bid And

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TAGS: ECON EFIN ETRD PGOV EINV WTRO CH
SUBJECT: ACTION REQUEST: USG COMMENTS ON PRC DRAFT BID AND
TENDER REGS

1. (SBU) China's State Council Legislative Affairs Office
published draft implementing regulations for the Bidding and
Tendering Law on September 30, 2009. The draft regulations
are available at the following website: www.chinalaw.gov.
Comments are due October 26, 2009. Post is preparing a
summary translation and will forward the full translation of
the draft to the interagency as soon as available.

2. (SBU) ACTION REQUEST: Interested agencies are requested
to coordinate consolidated USG comments on the draft law and
provide those to State EAP/CM Econ Director William Klein
(kleinwh@state.gov) by October 21 for onward transmission to
post in time to allow translation and official submission to
the PRC by the October 26 deadline.
GOLDBERG

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