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A Perfect Place for the Summit


Cato’s Dan Griswold is on the scene with this piece about Hong Kong:

This gleaming city built on trade disproves virtually everything claimed by the thousands of anti-trade, anti-WTO protestors descending on the city this week. Hong Kong has practiced free trade for decades, and its 6.9 million residents have reaped the rewards. A poor British colony only a couple of generations ago, today its residents enjoy a standard of living equivalent to $34,200 per capita, making it one of the richest places on earth.
Via the Policy Network blog, another group of free-trade advocates in town. There’s not many of us here, but we’re doing our best.


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