Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, which was held via video link, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing this month. Photo: Xinhua Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, which was held via video link, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing this month. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, which was held via video link, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing this month. Photo: Xinhua
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RCEP provides light at end of tunnel for world in trade gloom

  • Biggest free-trade pact involving 15 nations, including China, comes in the face of US isolationism and the Covid-19 pandemic aiming to reinvigorate globalisation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, which was held via video link, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing this month. Photo: Xinhua Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, which was held via video link, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing this month. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, which was held via video link, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing this month. Photo: Xinhua
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