Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Richard Heydarian
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Heydarian

RCEP is a good thing for global trade but will it stand the test of time? That’s doubtful

  • The important issues of non-tariff barriers, unbalanced terms of trade and the increasingly digitalised and protectionist economic environment are not addressed
  • In short, the RCEP exposes all the limitations of a traditional trade agreement

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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