China's finance minister Xiao Jie, pictured last month in Washington, was absent from bilateral meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Yokohama on Friday. Photo: Bloomber China's finance minister Xiao Jie, pictured last month in Washington, was absent from bilateral meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Yokohama on Friday. Photo: Bloomber
China's finance minister Xiao Jie, pictured last month in Washington, was absent from bilateral meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Yokohama on Friday. Photo: Bloomber

Chinese Finance Minister Xiao Jie skips trilateral meeting with Japan, Korea

Specific reasons unclear, but absence casts doubt over outlook for regional cooperation

China's finance minister Xiao Jie, pictured last month in Washington, was absent from bilateral meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Yokohama on Friday. Photo: Bloomber China's finance minister Xiao Jie, pictured last month in Washington, was absent from bilateral meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Yokohama on Friday. Photo: Bloomber
China's finance minister Xiao Jie, pictured last month in Washington, was absent from bilateral meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Yokohama on Friday. Photo: Bloomber
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