RCEP deal by November still achievable - O'Connor

RCEP deal by November still achievable - O'Connor
Rebecca Howard
New Zealand’s minister of state for trade and export growth heads to Bangkok next week for an additional round of talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and said a deal by November is still achievable.  “It’s achievable but only if urgency and momentum build between now and the end of the year,” Minister Damien O’Connor said in an emailed response to questions. Sixteen countries are involved in the RCEP talks: the 10 members of ASEAN and the six nations that have free-trade agreements with the regional bloc. Those 16...

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