China’s Premier Li Keqiang claps as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan holds up the RCEP agreement during the signing ceremony on November 15. Photo: AFP/ Vietnam host broadcaster China’s Premier Li Keqiang claps as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan holds up the RCEP agreement during the signing ceremony on November 15. Photo: AFP/ Vietnam host broadcaster
China’s Premier Li Keqiang claps as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan holds up the RCEP agreement during the signing ceremony on November 15. Photo: AFP/ Vietnam host broadcaster
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

With the RCEP, China finally has a seat at the trade and policy table

  • As the dominant economy in the world’s largest trading bloc, China finally has institutional voice and a chance to establish its preferred rules and standards

China’s Premier Li Keqiang claps as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan holds up the RCEP agreement during the signing ceremony on November 15. Photo: AFP/ Vietnam host broadcaster China’s Premier Li Keqiang claps as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan holds up the RCEP agreement during the signing ceremony on November 15. Photo: AFP/ Vietnam host broadcaster
China’s Premier Li Keqiang claps as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan holds up the RCEP agreement during the signing ceremony on November 15. Photo: AFP/ Vietnam host broadcaster
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Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley is a veteran journalist specialising in Asian economic and financial affairs. He was formerly Business Editor and International Finance Editor of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review and worked earlier on The Times newspaper in London