15 Sep The path forward for Asean (Bangkok Post)
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement is expected to be signed by the end of the year. The current 15 partners are leaving the door open for India to join in the future, after India walked away from the agreement last year.
In the webinar, “ASEAN Business Forum: Navigating ASEAN Beyond COVID-19”, organised by Standard Chartered and Reuters Plus, Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, said, “The key part is for us to demonstrate that the RCEP is meaningful and beneficial for most, and it does not cause too much pain”.
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