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ECFA talks wrap up at Grand Hotel

‘FAMILY’ MATTERS The ‘early harvest’ list contains 539 items from Taiwan and 267 from China, with Taiwan enjoying an about five-to-one ratio in export value

By Ko Shu-ling, Vincent Y. Chao and Flora Wang  /  STAFF REPORTERS

Later yesterday behind closed doors, Premier Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) and Cabinet officials briefed the speaker on the negotiations.

On his way to the briefing, Wu said Taiwan did not entirely get what it wanted and should make extra efforts in future negotiations.

“My greatest comfort is we’ve managed to defend what is more important — no additional [Chinese] agricultural products will be allowed to enter Taiwan and no [Chinese] laborers can work in Taiwan,” he said.

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