Though the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) may bring only modest short-run economic benefits to Cambodia, the long-run outlook looks positive.
Asia Vision Institute co-founder believes that SMEs need support for the pact.
After eight years of negotiation, RCEP was signed into a formal trade agreement on 15th November 2020 at the 37th ASEAN Summit.
When the pandemic is over, the countries will spend more efforts on mitigating the negative impacts of the pandemic on their economies.
To be sure, the stakes are high and the jury is still out, but the RCEP has already set a successful example for others nations to follow in order to recognise their mistakes and try to correct them.
The signing of RCEP, the world’s largest trade agreement, will contribute towards sustaining Malaysia as a preferred trading hub and investment destination.
IN the midst of the gloom brought by the twin health and economic crises, the birth of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a ray of light auguring hope.
In the wake of the successful signing of the world’s largest trade deal – RCEP is likely to be reached sooner than expected.
In the wake of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has inevitably attracted much attention, especially after China expressed an open and positive attitude toward joining CPTPP.
The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, one of the world’s largest regional free trade pacts, on Sunday has drawn great attention of US media.
The signing of the RCEP free trade agreement is a boon not only for the Asia, but also for the rest of the world, Cambodian academics said.
Eight years after its inception, a mega free trade agreement involving 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region was formally signed on Sunday.
The long-awaited Asia-Pacific RCEP) agreement is officially signed.
With the global situation changing drastically, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations are conducive to maintaining the multilateral trading system.
Cambodia reaffirms commitment to signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership by the end of 2020.
ASEAN countries have agreed to try and persuade India to return to the negotiating table for the 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal.
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision for the country to withdraw from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations, in November last year, has since generated intense news coverage.
India’s sudden withdrawal from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership talks has hit negotiations involving the other 15 countries of the treaty, which is expected to be finalized by the end of this year.
At the third RCEP Summit held in Bangkok, leaders announced that 15 of the 16 participating countries had concluded the “text-based negotiations” for “a modern, comprehensive, high-quality, and mutually beneficial” RCEP agreement.
India on Monday decided not to join the RCEP trade agreement, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi telling leaders of the 15 other participating countries the deal doesn’t satisfactorily address New Delhi’s “outstanding issues and concerns”.
Indian farmers hail Modi’s decision to opt out of a sprawling Asian trade pact.
ASEAN cooperation arrangements and APEC are important international assets. They contribute significantly to shared prosperity and political security in the Asia Pacific by building pillars for trade liberalisation, investment, the movement of people and — most importantly — political certainty and trust.
As the international trading system grows increasingly strained under the escalating US–China trade dispute and the paralysis of WTO reform, many have eagerly called for the conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of 2019.
Asean foreign ministers reiterate their commitment to concluding RCEP negotiations.
Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have vowed to try to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) this year
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is expected to be signed next year.
Cambodia holds bilateral talks with delegates from Singapore, China, and Australia.
Negotiators gather in Siem Reap for the seventh RCEP Ministerial Meeting.
Cambodia to host the 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Meeting.
Six years in the making, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is slated to become an Asean-centric, comprehensive free trade area.