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China pushes for FTA with Japan and South Korea, and RCEP's conclusion

May 10, 2018
China on Wednesday urged Japan and South Korea to speed up talks toward a trilateral free trade agreement and pressed for a swifter conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. “Faced with the severe situation of rising protectionism and unilateralism, China, Japan and South Korea should hold together firmly to support free trade and jointly defend rules-based multilateral trade system,” Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. Li was speaking at a business summit following...


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