The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) covers nearly one third of the world’s population and gross domestic product. Photo: Reuters The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) covers nearly one third of the world’s population and gross domestic product. Photo: Reuters
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) covers nearly one third of the world’s population and gross domestic product. Photo: Reuters

China’s marginal RCEP gains will not offset trade war impact on economy, studies show

  • Studies show the benefits of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will not outweigh the negative impact of the long-running US trade war on China’s economy
  • However, analysts agree the trade pact, which covers 30 per cent of the global economy, is far more strategically significant than in direct economic impact

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The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) covers nearly one third of the world’s population and gross domestic product. Photo: Reuters The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) covers nearly one third of the world’s population and gross domestic product. Photo: Reuters
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) covers nearly one third of the world’s population and gross domestic product. Photo: Reuters
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