Publishing

The People's Republic of China

Published by FIRST Magazine to mark the visit of Premier Wen Jiabao

Sir Patrick Cormack FSA MP
President of FIRST
Foreword
HE Wen Jiabao
Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
Message
Rt Hon Tony Blair MP
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Message
HRH The Duke Of York KCVO
Message
Lord Powell of Bayswater KCMG
President, China-Britain Business Council & Guest Editor, FIRST
The changing face of China
Li Zhaoxing
Minister of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of China
China’s foreign diplomacy
Rt Hon Jack Straw MP
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, United Kingdom
A shared approach
Ma Kai
Chairman, National Development and Reform Commission, People’s Republic of China
Managing economic growth
Bo Xilai
Minister of Commerce, People’s Republic of China
Deepening economic ties
Du Qinglin
Minister of Agriculture, People’s Republic of China
Feeding one-fifth of the world
Liu Mingkang
Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission
Banking on reform
Rt Hon John Prescott MP
Deputy Prime Minister & First Secretary of State, United Kingdom
Co-operation & development
Rt Hon Michael Howard QC MP
Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition, United Kingdom
A mutually beneficial relationship
Mervyn Davies
Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered
Unlocking China’s potential
Rt Hon Lord Howe of Aberavon
President, Great Britain-China Centre
Optimism for the future
Lord Browne of Madingley
Group Chief Executive, BP
Enhancing China’s energy security
Stephen S. Roach
Chief Economist, Morgan Stanley
Challenges for a China-centric Asia
Captain Wei Jiafu
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cosco Group
Bright future for seaborne trade
A. Patrick Imbardelli
Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Intercontinental Hotels
Forging synergistic relationships
Corporate Statement
Rolls Royce
Rolls Royce and China
Rod Eddington
Chief Executive, British Airways
Liberal air policy is key to growth