Chile and Hong Kong Sign Free Trade Agreement

Chile and Hong Kong signed a free trade agreement today as part of the ceremonies of the 20th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vladivostok, Russia.

Trade between Chile and Hong Kong reached $500 million last year and should double in the near future, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera was cited as saying in an e-mailed statement.

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