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Asia-Pacific nations launch world’s biggest free trade bloc

Asia-Pacific nations launch world’s biggest free trade bloc

🕔09:55, 16.Nov 2020

Hanoi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement was signed among its 15 participating countries on Sunday, launching the world’s biggest free trade bloc. Participating countries include the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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After 8-yr of negotiations, 15 Asia-Pacific countries sign RCEP

After 8-yr of negotiations, 15 Asia-Pacific countries sign RCEP

🕔07:21, 16.Nov 2020

Beijing, Nov 16  After eight years of negotiations, 15 Asia-Pacific countries on Sunday signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the world’s biggest trade pact, a move considered a massive coup for regional economic integration, multilateralism and free trade. “This

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‘India-ASEAN bilateral trade to reach $300 bn by 2025’

‘India-ASEAN bilateral trade to reach $300 bn by 2025’

🕔11:49, 13.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 13  With India pulling out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), country’s existing engagement with ASEAN is back in focus with an industry study suggesting that India’s bilateral trade with the ASEAN economies would double by

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PM Modi leaves for Bangkok, flags India concerns on RCEP

PM Modi leaves for Bangkok, flags India concerns on RCEP

🕔16:20, 2.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 2 As he embarked on a three-day visit to Bangkok, Thailand, for the ASEAN-related summits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India will take stock of progress in the RCEP negotiations, and “consider all issues including

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100 plus consultations held on RCEP in 6 years

100 plus consultations held on RCEP in 6 years

🕔20:55, 25.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The central government has held over 100 consultations with stakeholders on the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), in the last six years. According to the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, consultations were held to seek

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RCEP trade negotiations will continue into 2019: Prabhu

RCEP trade negotiations will continue into 2019: Prabhu

🕔07:18, 5.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 5  The long-drawn negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement will continue into 2019 to sort out issues related to goods and services trade among member nations, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday. The

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China promises action on India’s trade deficit, urges RCEP focus

China promises action on India’s trade deficit, urges RCEP focus

🕔20:28, 26.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 26  China on Monday promised to address the issue of its massive trade surplus with India and work towards a more balanced trade relationship, while urging greater focus on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations at

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India for ‘balanced’ Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

India for ‘balanced’ Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

🕔20:23, 14.Nov 2017

Manila, Nov 14 (IANS) Reiterating Indian support for concluding a “balanced” Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday met leaders of the Asia-Pacific region proposing to conclude the RCEP negotiations following 20 earlier rounds of

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Philippines visit symbolises India’s commitment to Asean : PM Modi

Philippines visit symbolises India’s commitment to Asean : PM Modi

🕔17:01, 11.Nov 2017

New Delhi Nov 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his visit to the Philippines for the 15th India-Asean Summit, the 12th East Asia Summit and his bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte, symbolises India’s commitment to continue deepening

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India urges speedier RCEP negotiations

India urges speedier RCEP negotiations

🕔08:19, 24.May 2017

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India is of the view that negotiations on services for the free trade agreement by the 16-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are not picking pace and has proposed an RCEP business visa card to

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