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Addressing RCEP, Biden says U.S. should ensure it sets trade rules

November 16, 2020 at 5:22 PM
After a cluster of nations in the Asia-Pacific region inked a trade deal over the weekend, President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said the U.S. should be focused on setting the “rules of the road” rather than sitting on the sidelines. Following an address about his economic plans, Biden was asked if the U.S. should consider joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, signed on Sunday by 15 countries in the Indo-Pacific region, including China. Biden expressed reluctance to comment in detail...

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