Indian Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (centre) listens during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ministerial meeting in Hanoi on Monday. Photo: Associated Press Indian Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (centre) listens during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ministerial meeting in Hanoi on Monday. Photo: Associated Press
Indian Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (centre) listens during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ministerial meeting in Hanoi on Monday. Photo: Associated Press
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Divisions emerge in Asia over China-backed trade pact

Officials hope negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will end this year, but disagreements remain on several issues, including tariffs

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Indian Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (centre) listens during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ministerial meeting in Hanoi on Monday. Photo: Associated Press Indian Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (centre) listens during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ministerial meeting in Hanoi on Monday. Photo: Associated Press
Indian Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (centre) listens during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ministerial meeting in Hanoi on Monday. Photo: Associated Press
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