B.C. Premier David Eby ‘looking forward to visiting China’ but has no timeline

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International affairs expert Margaret McCuaig-Johnston says premier's message on trade with China in Chinese-language media requires "damage control." Ahead of a planned trade mission to Asia this fall, B.C. Premier David Eby signalled his intent to visit China, in speaking to Chinese-language media last month. “British Columbia is an important gateway to the Asia-Pacific market, so after the [pandemic], we will actively go to Asia, and we are arranging to lead an economic and trade delegation to Asia next year,” Eby told Chinese-language news outlet Sing Tao on Jan. 23, translated by Google from Chinese to English. “And I am...