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Free trade zones on agenda for BRICS

In their upcoming summit, BRICS countries are expected to discuss using free trade zones as an early, practical step toward fulfilling their goal of enhancing regional trade and investment, experts at high-level government think tanks said on Thursday.

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Beijing and Oslo will seek trade deal

China and Norway agreed on Monday to normalize bilateral ties, which deteriorated six years ago, with Oslo vowing not to support acts that hamper China’s core interests.

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China, US take fresh views on TPP and AIIB

China is adopting a more welcoming attitude for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a US-led free-trade agreement now being negotiated by 12 countries.

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President hails regional trade move

President Xi Jinping said the establishment of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific will consolidate regional economic integration and is compatible with existing regional free trade arrangements.

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Sino-Swiss free trade pact signed in Beijing

China and Switzerland formalized a free trade agreement on Saturday, making it the first such pact that China has signed with a continental European nation. It signals Beijing’s commitment to opening up the economy further and comes at a time when China and the European Union are still negotiating a trade dispute over Chinese exports […]

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‘Positive’ sign on free trade pact

China is becoming ‘positive’ toward the US-led Asia- Pacific free trade agreement, saying it may join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, although it will take time to do so, according to sources at the Ministry of Commerce. ‘China is still doing its research (on the TPP),’ said a source close to the issue.  Consensus has been reached […]

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