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6th RCEP Trade Ministers’ Meeting held in Singapore

The sixth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Ministers’ Meeting was held in Singapore. Indian delegation was led by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu. Key Facts This RCEP Trade Ministers’ Meeting will see participation of representatives from 10 ASEAN countries and six ASEAN FTA partners namely, India, China, Japan, ..

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5th RCEP intersessional ministerial meeting held in Tokyo, Japan

The 5th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) intersessional ministerial meeting was held in Tokyo, Japan. It was first RCEP ministerial gathering to be held outside ASEAN countries. It was co-chaired by Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing and his Japanese counterpart Hiroshige Seko. Key Facts During the meeting, ministers from member countries ..

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19th RCEP Trade Negotiating Committee Meeting held in Hyderabad

The 19th round of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) meetings and other related meetings were held in Hyderabad, Telangana. Besides, the 19th round of TNC, parallel meetings were also held by the three main Working Groups on Trade in goods, services and investment. Working Groups in other areas like electronic ..

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USA’s withdrawal from TPP: Questions & Answers

Keeping his election campaign promise, US President Donald Trump signed the presidential memorandum to withdraw from Trans Pacific Partnership on his very first day in office (23 January). This article presents an overview of developments. What is origin of TPP and what is impact of US withdrawal from it ? TPP began its journey in 2005 ..

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RCEP members worry over market access to China       

The 15 Asia-Pacific nations including India of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are concern to give greater market access to Chinese goods without gaining in return. All these countries in the RCEP grouping are also worried about agreeing to eliminate tariffs altogether, a move that will mainly help China. What are the concerns? These ..

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