By YOUKYUNG LEESEOUL, South Korea (AP) â¿¿ China, Japan and South Korea are inching ahead with talks for a free trade zone that would rival the European Union and North America in economic heft. Despite the achievement of setting aside their often acrimonious relations to begin negotiations, progress will be slow. An agreement to start talks took 10 years.
Asian Giants Tiptoe Toward Free Trade Deal
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