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The main functions of the Ministry of Foreign Economic
Relations and Trade were to establish and supervise foreign trade
policies; to work with the State Planning Commission in setting
long-term foreign trade plans and annual quotas for imports and
exports; to control imports and exports through licenses and
quotas; to supervise the management of foreign trade corporations
and enterprises; and to coordinate economic and trade relations
with foreign governments and international economic organizations.
The ministry also undertook international market research, led
institutes of foreign economic relations and trade, and directed
the General Administration of Customs.
Data as of July 1987