If China were to join the CPTPP, it would become a member of the region’s two largest free-trade agreements, neither of which includes the US. Photo: Chinatopix via AP If China were to join the CPTPP, it would become a member of the region’s two largest free-trade agreements, neither of which includes the US. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
If China were to join the CPTPP, it would become a member of the region’s two largest free-trade agreements, neither of which includes the US. Photo: Chinatopix via AP

China probably won’t join trade deal that has replaced TPP, says former US negotiator

  • Beijing has interest, but Wendy Cutler sees ‘a real divorce between China’s statement and the changes that need to be done on the ground to really join CPTPP’
  • President Xi Jinping said last month he would consider making China a member of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Topic |   China Conference: United States
If China were to join the CPTPP, it would become a member of the region’s two largest free-trade agreements, neither of which includes the US. Photo: Chinatopix via AP If China were to join the CPTPP, it would become a member of the region’s two largest free-trade agreements, neither of which includes the US. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
If China were to join the CPTPP, it would become a member of the region’s two largest free-trade agreements, neither of which includes the US. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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