GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Jan 3 (FAM) – Country has prepared in recent years amid economic reform and building of stability, officials say anyone fancying a trade war with China might have missed their best opportunity, according to trade officials and economic advisers, who said the Chinese economy has already passed the stage of being vulnerable to such actions.

They said trade is no longer a main factor contributing to the nation’s GDP growth, and the country has made preparations in the past few years for taking on the challenge of a possible rise in protectionism.