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
Topic |   China economy
Talks took place in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Kyodo
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