China draws contrast with Aukus as it rallies support to join CPTPP

Published Sep 30 2021 at 8:09 AM GMT
  • China has lobbied Mexico about its bid to join an Asia-Pacific trade deal while continuing to lash out against new security alliance Aukus during Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s calls with Southeast Asian counterparts.
  • Wang told Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Wednesday that Beijing’s bid to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) – whose 11 members include Mexico' – showed its resolve in expanding China’s opening-up and its desire to help….



  • Published Sep 30, 2021 8:09 AM GMT