A cargo ship is loaded at Tianjin port in northern China. Beijing said it was interested in attending a meeting of representatives of 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal this week. Photo: AP A cargo ship is loaded at Tianjin port in northern China. Beijing said it was interested in attending a meeting of representatives of 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal this week. Photo: AP
A cargo ship is loaded at Tianjin port in northern China. Beijing said it was interested in attending a meeting of representatives of 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal this week. Photo: AP

China takes wait-and-see approach to ongoing talks over stalled Pacific Rim trade deal

Beijing interested in joining meeting on stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership but is likely to remain on sidelines gathering details – at least for now

A cargo ship is loaded at Tianjin port in northern China. Beijing said it was interested in attending a meeting of representatives of 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal this week. Photo: AP A cargo ship is loaded at Tianjin port in northern China. Beijing said it was interested in attending a meeting of representatives of 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal this week. Photo: AP
A cargo ship is loaded at Tianjin port in northern China. Beijing said it was interested in attending a meeting of representatives of 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal this week. Photo: AP
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