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Xi vows to keep China open to trade

Xi vows to keep China open to trade

(ATF) President Xi Jinping has promised to keep the Chinese economy open to trade and warned against countries that embrace protectionist measures. Speaking in an address to leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Xi said his country would push for higher quality growth driven by technological innovation and through …

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Asian leaders may sign China-backed trade deal on Sunday

Asian leaders tipped to sign China-backed trade deal on Sunday

Southeast Asian leaders start meetings on Thursday that are expected to lead to an ambitious China-backed trade deal at a time the still uncertain election result in the United States leaves questions over its engagement in the region.Leaders of the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), China, Japan, …

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