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China mulls economic cooperation zone in Philippines

3 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
F
ollowing the “consensus reached” between Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese president Xi Jinping last month, a delegation from the Philippines agreed with China to “explore the possibility of establishing an economic and trade cooperation zone” between the two countries.
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the publication's newsletter, app, and website. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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