Analysts question whether China can meet ‘high standard’ to join CPTPP, as Taiwan bid encouraged
Some trade analysts say bringing China onboard the CPTPP could foster higher trading standards in the Ottawa-Beijing relationship.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, middle, will have to decide whether it wants Xi Jinping's China, and Tsai Ing-wen's Taiwan to join the CPTPP. President Xi is pictured, left, with President Ing-wen pictured right. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia and photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons