Trade ministers from 16 countries wrapped up two days of talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Kyodo

China claims progress on creating world’s largest trade bloc, but ‘very difficult’ issues remain

  • After Beijing meeting, ministers give differing opinions on whether Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership can be achieved by end of year
  • Indian official says reports that New Delhi is an obstacle to deal are ‘rubbish’
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Trade ministers from 16 countries wrapped up two days of talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Kyodo
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