China, Japan, Korea Continue Push For FTA, RCEP

November 2, 2015

South Korea, Japan, and China held the 10th Trilateral Economic Trade Ministers' Meeting on October 30 in Seoul and agreed to accelerate talks aimed at establishing a tripartite free trade agreement (CJKFTA) and also the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The three countries are involved in negotiations on both the CJKFTA and the RCEP. The latter involves the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (comprising Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) and its six current FTA partners, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Topics: MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Regions: EAST ASIA

Authors: TAX NEWS

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