The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which is the new acronym for the earlier botched Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), might pose serious problems for Asean countries that are signing up to this major trade and investment deal.
Six years in the making, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is slated to become an Asean-centric, comprehensive free trade area.
The Asian region and the global economy have relied on American leadership but now it is necessary for Asia to step up.
With the US and China squaring up over trade, getting the 16-country Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) signed by the end of the year seems increasingly important for the 10 member states of Asean.
If any country deserves accolades for bringing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to a successful conclusion, it is Japan.
The European Union trades with America “very unfairly”, Trump says.
Unesco is committed to facilitating dialogue among different civilisations, cultures and nationalities on the basis of respecting common values. It has gained wide recognition around the world.
US President Donald Trump’s executive order pulling the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has allayed Cambodia’s fears that it would lose its competitiveness in the garment industry, analysts said yesterday.