Terry McCartin, assistant US trade representative for China affairs, is leading a delegation of more than 20 officials at the talks in Taipei. Photo: CNA
Terry McCartin, assistant US trade representative for China affairs, is leading a delegation of more than 20 officials at the talks in Taipei. Photo: CNA
Taiwan

US, Taiwan talks raise hopes for free-trade pact, analysts say

  • Four-day meeting being held in Taipei under new initiative, as Washington deepens engagement with the island
  • There are ‘bigger chances’ agreement can be reached in four areas of focus for Taiwan, according to observer

Terry McCartin, assistant US trade representative for China affairs, is leading a delegation of more than 20 officials at the talks in Taipei. Photo: CNA
Terry McCartin, assistant US trade representative for China affairs, is leading a delegation of more than 20 officials at the talks in Taipei. Photo: CNA
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