Cross-Strait economic cooperation remains priority: China
China’s State Council Taiwan Work Office Director, Wang Yi, stated expanding economic cooperation remains the focal point for relations between China and Taiwan (Xinhua, 02-Sep-2010). Mr Wang also stated mainland China has completed the relevant “due procedures” to implement the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) signed between China and Taiwan in Jun-2010, adding the agreement can take effect once Taiwan completes their “due procedures”.
State Council Taiwan Office: "The two sides should continue to develop ties by tackling the easy issues first and the difficult ones later. Economic issues first and political issues later," Wang Yi, Director. Source: Xinhua, 02-Sep-2010.