Xi Jinping stressed China’s commitment to free trade during the Apec summit. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Apec leaders they are at a ‘crossroad in history’ as he repeats free-trade plea

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Topic |   US-China trade war

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Xi Jinping stressed China’s commitment to free trade during the Apec summit. Photo: EPA-EFE
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