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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

China, India Sign Deal

BEIJING -- China kept up the momentum in its drive to enter the World Trade Organization on Tuesday, striking a deal with India as crucial negotiations with the European Union entered a second day.

India and China signed a WTO accession deal as EU negotiators met again with a Chinese team headed by Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Long Yongtu.

India is only a minor trading partner but was among key emerging economies that needed to complete a bilateral trade accord with China.