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Asia Trade Agreements

Preferences granted under the APTA may overlap with the separate FSQD regimes of China, India and the Republic of Korea, as well as preferences under the SAFTA, ASEAN-China, ASEAN-India and the ASEAN Republic of Korea regional trade agreements. The new free trade bloc will be more important than the agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada and the European Union. China`s leaders and 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region have signed one of the largest free trade agreements in history, which covers 2.2 billion people and 30 percent of global production. While China already has a number of bilateral trade agreements, this is the first time it has signed a regional multilateral trade pact. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called the deal a “victory for multilateralism and free trade,” according to a report published Sunday by the national Xinhua news agency. . . .