Comprised of 11 Asia-Pacific economies, the CPTPP is currently the largest trade bloc in the region and the third largest worldwide. Photo: Xinhua
Weihuan Zhou
Opinion

Opinion

Weihuan Zhou and Henry Gao

China and the CPTPP: is it time to rethink Beijing’s involvement in the trans-Pacific trade pact?

  • China’s attitude towards joining the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement has moved from suspicion to a more open-minded approach
  • The trade pact could serve China’s own development goals and would accelerate its market-oriented reforms
Comprised of 11 Asia-Pacific economies, the CPTPP is currently the largest trade bloc in the region and the third largest worldwide. Photo: Xinhua
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