Border police patrol next to a container ship at a port in Nanjing, China, on July 10. Photo: China Daily/Reuters
Border police patrol next to a container ship at a port in Nanjing, China, on July 10. Photo: China Daily/Reuters
Wai-Hong Tang
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Wai-Hong Tang and Neville Lai

RCEP allows East Asia to step out from under US hegemony

  • With the world’s largest free trade deal close to being ratified by all members, East Asia is taking a significant step towards greater economic integration
  • The deal underscores the US’ waning influence in a region increasingly defined by a rising China

Border police patrol next to a container ship at a port in Nanjing, China, on July 10. Photo: China Daily/Reuters
Border police patrol next to a container ship at a port in Nanjing, China, on July 10. Photo: China Daily/Reuters
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