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October 15, 2013
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China has 50 giant pandas on loan to various countries and almost all the bears went to countries with investment or trade deals with China.

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Reuters (Jan. 14, 2012) — China's "panda diplomacy" in full force as officials prepare to transfer a pair of three-year-old bears to France in a gesture of goodwill.
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Macao Establishes Government-Funded Panda Program

Xinhua News Agency (Dec. 27, 2010) — Macao, one of the People's Republic of China's special administrative regions, has set up a special "panda fund." The program will be used for education, research, and projects related to panda preservation.
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