China ‘interested’ in Trans-Pacific trade deal but keen to gauge Japan’s ‘attitude’ ahead of potential talks, ex-minister says

//China ‘interested’ in Trans-Pacific trade deal but keen to gauge Japan’s ‘attitude’ ahead of potential talks, ex-minister says

China ‘interested’ in Trans-Pacific trade deal but keen to gauge Japan’s ‘attitude’ ahead of potential talks, ex-minister says

China is keen to first understand Japan's “attitude” before beginning formal negotiations to join the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, according to former commerce minister Chen Deming.Last month, Premier Li Keqiang became the first member of China’s leadership to express Beijing’s interest in joining the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP), which was signed in March 2018 by 11 nations including Australia, Japan and New Zealand.“We…

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