Leaders attending the summit will push for the rapid completion of the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Photo: AFP

Trump absent as China pushes free-trade agenda at Asean summit

  • US President skips Singapore summit where Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is set to rally support for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Leaders attending the summit will push for the rapid completion of the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Photo: AFP
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