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Beijing blocks Taiwan’s CPTPP bid

Beijing wants to put a stop to Taiwan’s bid to join the CPTPP trans-Pacific trade agreement. “The participation of China’s Taiwan region in regional economic cooperation must be based on the premise of the one-China principle. Under such a principle, China’s Taiwan joined the WTO with a reasonable agreement,” Chinese Taiwan Affairs Office spokeswoman Zhu Fenglian said Wednesday when asked about Taiwan’s latest bid to enter the Pacific trade alliance Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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