Published: Nov 24, 2021
Five non-Asean members – China, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand and Australia – will do away with import tariffs on some products from Thailand and other Asean countries once the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) comes into effect on January 1, Department of Trade Negotiations director-general Auramon Supthaweethum said on Tuesday.
Published: Nov 05, 2021
The imminent implementation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement, scheduled to take effect from Jan 1, will effectively boost economic recovery and consolidate the supply chain network in the Asia-Pacific region, economists and business leaders said on Thursday.
Published: Nov 04, 2021
"The expeditious ratification process by signatory states is a true reflection of our strong commitment to a fair and open multilateral trading system for the benefit of the people in the region and the world," ASEAN secretary general Lim Jock Hoi said.
Published: Oct 28, 2021
BEIJING – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will reach a threshold of entry into force soon, and countries need to hasten work for it to take effect as early as possible.
Published: May 25, 2021
With its ratification steadily advancing, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement is likely to come into force next year, shoring up regional development and injecting strong growth impetus into the global economy, experts and industry insiders said.
Published: Nov 26, 2020
WASHINGTON -- The recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by South Korea and 14 other countries in Asia reinforces the need for the United States to sign a similar deal in the region, a report suggested Wednesday.
Published: Nov 21, 2020
BEIJING- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday said the country welcomes the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement and will give positive consideration to the idea of joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Published: Nov 20, 2020
On November 15, the heads of 15 Asia-Pacific nations – including China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia – signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Representing a total population of 2.2 billion, the world’s biggest free trade agreement marked the emergence of the Asian era.
Published: Nov 15, 2020
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha participated on Sunday in the 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Summit (RCEP), which was one of the meetings in addition to the 37th Asean Summit through teleconference.