Japan and China have reached a partial accord on terms for Beijing’s entry into the World Trade Organization, Japanese government officials announced Thursday.

After three days of high-level talks in Beijing, the two nations adopted Thursday a framework for agreeing on market access for their goods, including standards, certification systems, tariffs and import quotas, according to a copy of the joint statement.

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