China’s former trade chief, Long Yongtu, wants the United States and China to work together to form a free-trade partnership in the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Yujing Liu China’s former trade chief, Long Yongtu, wants the United States and China to work together to form a free-trade partnership in the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Yujing Liu
China’s former trade chief, Long Yongtu, wants the United States and China to work together to form a free-trade partnership in the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Yujing Liu

US urged to join mega APAC trade deal by China’s former chief trade negotiator

  • Long Yongtu says United States should work with China to merge the CPTPP trade agreement with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
  • At the Boao Forum for Asia on Monday, one expert says there is an opening for the United States to compete with China in Asia, because so many countries are wary of Beijing

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China’s former trade chief, Long Yongtu, wants the United States and China to work together to form a free-trade partnership in the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Yujing Liu China’s former trade chief, Long Yongtu, wants the United States and China to work together to form a free-trade partnership in the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Yujing Liu
China’s former trade chief, Long Yongtu, wants the United States and China to work together to form a free-trade partnership in the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Yujing Liu
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