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Cablegate: Action Request: Usg Comments On Prc Draft Government

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STATE FOR EAP/CM
STATE PASS USTR FOR GRIER, STRATFORD, MCCARTIN, MAIN
DOC FOR KASOFF AND MELCHER, HEIZEN, PRUITT, SZYMANSKI
TREASURY FOR OASIA/DOHNER
GENEVA PASS USTR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON EFIN ETRD PGOV EINV WTRO CH
SUBJECT: ACTION REQUEST: USG COMMENTS ON PRC DRAFT GOVERNMENT
PROCURMENT LAW IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS

1. (SBU) China's State Council Legislative Affairs Office
published draft implementing regulations for the Government
Procurement Law on January 11, 2010. The draft regulations are
available in Chinese at the following website:
http://www.gov.cn/gzdt/2010-01/11/content_150 7655.htm. Comments
are due February 5, 2010. Post is preparing a translation of
the draft and will forward it to the interagency as soon as
available.
2. (SBU) ACTION REQUEST: Interested agencies are requested
to coordinate consolidated USG comments on the draft regulations
and provide them to State EAP/CM Econoff Julie Hutto
(huttojn@state.gov) by February 1, 2010 for onward transmission
to post in time to allow translation and official submission to
the PRC by the February 5, 2010 deadline.

HUNTSMAN

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