Asia-Pacific Summits Update: RCEP Talks in "Final Stage," Extending into 2019

November 15, 2018

A series of high-level summits in the Asia-Pacific region are getting underway this week, kicking off with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and concluding with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders’ meetings. These events, among others, are being watched closely for news of possible advances in trade and investment agendas, including on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations, which are now set to continue into 2019.

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Topics: GLOBAL ECONOMY REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Agreements: ASEAN FREE TRADE AREA

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

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