This project involved training courses in WTO, Market Economy and Export Marketing for Chinese administrative officials from Jiangsu. These seminars took place in Baden-Wurttemberg. bw-i was responsible for preparing information and training material; carrying out the training seminars and arranging further training facilities in Baden-Wurttemberg. The project aimed to train these officials, mostly department managers, in various subjects. The courses addressed managerial, organisational, technical and economical issues that would be helpful during the WTO application process. In the framework of this project, the capacity of the national, regional and local authorities to formulate and implement regional development policies has also been improved.