PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 29 October, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 29 October, 2003, 12:00am

'We have been patient but our patience is wearing thin'

US Commerce Secretary Don Evans - yesterday

'China's current trade practices are exploiting our open markets and are creating an unfair advantage that is undercutting American workers'

Don Evans - October 26

'We're going to have to do better quickly if we're going to be successful in terms of maintaining fair and open markets. It's a two-way street'

US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick - October 22

'I want to make sure American farm products can get into China, American intellectual property is protected and American financial services can operate without unfair requirements'

Robert Zoellick - October 18