"What can we do," the Syrian Finance minister asked, "to increase Chinese investment?" "Well," the Chinese minister replied, "before we invest in Syria you most open your markets, cut your subsidies, and reduce regulation..."I like Syria, and I hope they follow the advice. From what I saw, I think it's possible they will, although slowly.
26 June 2008
China Lectures Syria on Economic Development
I found this on Marginal Revolution, one of the best economics blogs.