Talks took place in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo
Talks took place in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo

China, Japan, South Korea agree to continue push for free-trade deal despite ongoing tensions across region

  • Trade ministers agree to continue to push for three-way agreement as well as a wider Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
  • Donald Trump says Washington and Beijing will sign an interim trade deal ‘very shortly’ but lingering doubts mean China still wants to strengthen ties

Talks took place in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo
Talks took place in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo
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