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Merit Trains Chinese Customs Officials


March 31, 2008
By Canadian Vending

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meritIn an effort to stop Merit copies from leaving China, Robert C. Fay,
Merit’s director of government relations, conducted training sessions
on March 21 and 22, 2007 in the Guangzhou Customs District, the Huangpu
Customs District and Shenzhen Customs District.

In an effort to stop Merit copies from leaving China, Robert C. Fay, Merit’s director of government relations, conducted training sessions on March 21 and 22, 2007 in the Guangzhou Customs District, the Huangpu Customs District and Shenzhen Customs District.

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Bob Fay, Merit’s director of government relations and Frank Ballouz, Merit’s vice-president –
international, confer at the Guangzhou Customs training session as Louie Chong of the Harbour Group’s Shanghai office explains how to detect a Merit copy to Brian Feng, deputy section chief, and Dan Li, section chief, of the Guangzhou Customs District, Guangzhou, China.

Assisting in the training sessions were Frank Ballouz, vice-president – international, Louie Chong of the Harbour Group Shanghai’s office and Xilin Shen of Baker & McKenzie law firm.

“Chinese Customs has a great reputation, and we were pleased with their interest and commitment in working with us to stop Merit copies from leaving China,” Fay stated. “In addition to the training on how to detect Merit copies, we provided them with a list of known Merit copiers. I’m confident that these three training sessions will pay dividends for us in the future.”

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