Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurate the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurate the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
China trade

China seeks upgrade of massive trade zone with Southeast Asian nations amid US hostility

  • Beijing says it will approach leaders in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations bloc this week about accelerating the Asean-China Free Trade Area ‘Version 3.0’
  • China is looking to upgrade its Southeast Asia trade ties as the US government squeezes it economically through tariffs and curbs on its hi-tech sector

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurate the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurate the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
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