Michael G Plummer
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The CPTPP and RCEP agreements offer hope in a dangerously divided world, and a path for China to shape the future global trading system.
The two countries are caught in a vicious circle of mistrust. To break it, Chinese misconceptions of US intentions and American defeatism must both be abandoned.
China’s joining could ease tensions with the US, accelerate growth, diversify markets and modernise the country. What’s not to like?