Embassy Row

U.S. wine exports to Hong Kong are projected to top $60 million this year, a 50 percent increase over 2009. The United States maintains a trade surplus of $21 billion with Hong Kong but a massive trade deficit of more than $200 billion with the rest of China.

DIPLOMATIC TRAFFIC

Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:

Monday

Chyungly Lee of Taiwan’s National Chengchi University, who will participate in a daylong forum on Taiwan at George Washington University.

Tuesday

Sami Al-Araji, chairman of the Iraq National Investment Commission, who will discuss investment opportunities in Iraq at a business forum at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Call Embassy Row at 202/636-3297 or e-mail jmorrison@washingtontimes.com.

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James Morrison

James Morrison

James Morrison joined the The Washington Times in 1983 as a local reporter covering Alexandria, Va. A year later, he was assigned to open a Times bureau in Canada. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Morrison was The Washington Times reporter in London, covering Britain, Western Europe and NATO issues. After returning to Washington, he served as an assistant foreign editor ...

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