Ecuador and China Conclude Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
By Francisco Vázquez
Ten months after President Lasso’s visit to Beijing, the two countries have completed the technical talks on their FTA.
Will China Actually Join the CPTPP?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's membership bid has symbolic value, but it's highly unlikely that Beijing will meet the CPTPP's standards.
With RCEP Complete, China Eyes CPTPP
By Hemant Adlakha
Is President Xi Jinping’s statement desire to join the CPTPP a signal of reconciliation to the new Biden administration or a bid to advance China's regional dominance?
China Leans Into RCEP Conclusion as Win
By Eleanor Albert
China frames the conclusion of the mega trade deal as a huge victory for its approach to multilateral trade - and, implicitly, a rebuke of U.S. unilateralism.
China’s FTA Strategy
By Xiaoming Pan
Beijing takes a strategic approach on free trade agreements, particularly in the face of challenges such as the TPP.