China Calls For East Asia Free Trade Talks

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 6:43 PM EST) -- An official with China’s Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday reportedly called on China, Japan, South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to initiate talks on setting up a free trade area that could help boost the global economy.

Assistant Commerce Minister Yu Jianhua said at an international seminar on trade facilitation in China’s Anhui province that the conditions for the establishment of a free trade area in East Asia were fairly good considering the increased level of mutual cooperation and dependence in trade among...
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