Taiwan’s Straits Exchange Foundation and the mainland’s Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits are expected to sign at their next meeting agreements on tax, goods trade, dispute resolution and establishment of representative offices, Economic Daily News reported Thursday, citing Chang Hsien-yao, deputy minister of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council. The two sides will also discuss joint air quality monitoring at the meeting, it said. Chang gave no frame for the next meeting, which will mark the 11th round of their talks. Meanwhile, during the 10th round of discussions that began in Taipei Wednesday, the two sides are set to sign cooperation agreements on meteorology and earthquake monitoring, the report said. The meeting will last until Friday.
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