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Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (ASEAN+6)


“Modi Diplomacy” and the future of Japan-India relations
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has been walking a tightrope between the United States and China even as it nurses its own ambitions for global leadership. Horimoto Takenori assesses the role of the Japan-India relationship in this dynamic context.
Pandemic poses major challenge to China trade
China will double the number of trials this year for cross-border electronic commerce to promote foreign trade amid the pandemic.
China-ASEAN trade to blossom in hard times
Economic complementarity, lower shipping costs and the upcoming Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will substantially expand bilateral trade between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations this year.
China-backed trade bloc seeks India’s return to complete deal
The RCEP bloc has written a letter seeking India’s return and expressed willingness to discuss the demand for measures that prevent dumping and safeguard mechanisms to check influx of cheap Chinese goods
Singapore minister says RCEP trade deal on track for year-end signing
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal is still on track to be signed by the end of 2020, Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said.
RCEP nations offer India package to return to negotiating table
Members of the trade bloc urged India to convey its initial response to the package by May 15 as the Indo-Pacific region braces for a post-Covid-19 economic order.
Coronavirus stricken China losing grips on RCEP: should India give second thought to join? – analysis
Given China’s influence gradually ebbing as a major supply chain hub in the region and Japan and Japan asking its investors to withdraw from China, new opportunities emerge for India to woo investment from these nations.
China eyes further Northeast Asian economic integration in RCEP
Stepping into the role that the United States could have had at the helm of TPP, Beijing has offered a deal that puts it firmly in a leadership role. Through RCEP, the future of the broader Asia-Pacific economy has a diminished role for the United States.
India skips another round of RCEP trade talks
India sat out the latest round of negotiations for an envisioned 16-nation regional free trade agreement.
Why China – not the US – remains key to Asia’s trade and economic recovery after Covid-19
China’s economy is expected to grow this year, it is capable of generating the jobs and trade needed for recovery, and looks ready to lead. In contrast, the US economy is shrinking and champions of free trade and investment are lacking.
India plans to resume trade dialogue with China once Covid situation stabilises: Envoy Misri
India plans to resume discussion on “outstanding trade issues” with China, including those related to the RCEP, once the Covid-19 situation stabilises.
RCEP partners press ahead with legal tweaks
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) dialogue partners are advancing the review of legal texts, expecting the process to finish in July so the pact can be signed later in the year during the Asean Summit as scheduled.
Virus pandemic may force Japan to give up RCEP agreement in 2020
With the new coronavirus pandemic hindering the progress of talks for the world’s biggest free trade pact involving 16 Asia-Pacific countries, Japan may be forced to give up reaching the deal this year in the face of domestic opposition.
The impact of Corona, trade negotiations of Indonesia - European Union disrupted
Besides to the European Union, a schedule of negotiations of trade for the year is also the plan will be reviewed.
Dampak Corona, perundingan Dagang RI- Eropa terganggu
Selain Uni Eropa, sejumlah jadwal perundingan dagang untuk tahun ini juga rencananya akan ditinjau ulang.
China readying for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that it will continue plans for the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of the year, as scheduled.
China pushing for RCEP signing this year
China is working with other parties to push for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to be signed as scheduled.
ASEAN presses on with the RCEP without India: How they covered it
Despite India’s decision to withdraw from the final stages of negotiations to form the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the remaining parties hope to get the free trade agreement (FTA) signed off by the end of the year.
Asean agrees to persuade India to return to RCEP
Asean nations have agreed to try and persuade India to return to the negotiating table for the 16 nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal.
India exploring nuts and bolts of possible FTA with Australia
Trade Ministers of both countries are working on what they can offer each other.