What does China want in a free trade deal?

It's unclear where China's requests end and its demands begin.

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The entrance to the Forbidden City in Beijing.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 01/20/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 01/20/2016 2:15 pm EST

China’s latest push to enter into free trade talks with Canada has caught the attention of the new Liberal government. But what does China expect to gain through negotiations with Canada?  

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