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Panama, China open talks on free trade agreement

AP  |  Mexico City 

Officials from and are meeting in the opening round of talks to reach a free trade agreement, one year after the two countries established diplomatic relations.

The talks started yesterday in City and are expected to last through Friday.

Panama's says his country hopes to become the point of entry for Chinese investments and products for the region.

says that would be a fundamental part of the talks. is the second largest user of the Canal after the

Panama dropped relations with and established relations with in June of last year.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 11:00 IST