Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s trip to Japan will be his first in an official capacity since taking office in 2012. Photo: AFP
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s trip to Japan will be his first in an official capacity since taking office in 2012. Photo: AFP

China set to strengthen economic ties with Japan, South Korea amid trade row with United States

Premier Li Keqiang says three nations should speed up free-trade talks, as Beijing also seeks to maintain influence on Korean peninsula

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s trip to Japan will be his first in an official capacity since taking office in 2012. Photo: AFP
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s trip to Japan will be his first in an official capacity since taking office in 2012. Photo: AFP
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