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Interview: Significance of free trade area

05-14-2012 22:36 BJT

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The leaders of China, Japan and South Korea have ended their trilateral summit. During the two-day meeting, the leaders reviewed the progress of trilateral cooperation and laid out plans for the future.Full Story>>

For more on the trilateral meeting among leaders of China, South Korea and Japan, we are now joined on the line by Professor Takesato Watanabe, from the Department of Media Studies at Doshisha University.

Q1: The three sides have agreed to launch talks on a free trade area this year. How will that affect the Asian economy as a whole?

Q2: What challenges do the three countries face in strengthening trilateral trade?


Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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