HONG KONG Sitting in his well-appointed office in the Bank of America Tower here, Harry Garschagen looks furstrated as he talks about his company's lack of access to the booming Chinese market to the north.

As the bank's area general manager, Mr. Garschagen is obsessed with the idea of making inroads into what is arguably the most important growth market of this decade.

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