RCEP Ministers Assess Progress, Call for "Further Improvements" Ahead of Year-End Target

October 18, 2018

Ministers representing 16 Asia-Pacific countries called for “further improvements” in negotiating a sweeping trade accord, while outlining some advances in talks on the framework of rules for the planned agreement. The meeting, held in Singapore, comes ahead of a 2018 target for endorsing a “package” of agreed outcomes. 

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Topics: GLOBAL ECONOMY REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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