The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), comprising 15 member countries including China, will take effect on January 1 after reaching the minimum number of ratifications this week. Photo: Xinhua
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), comprising 15 member countries including China, will take effect on January 1 after reaching the minimum number of ratifications this week. Photo: Xinhua

China leaving US behind with RCEP a new chapter for Beijing after surviving trade war

  • The 15-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will take effect on January 1 after reaching the minimum number of ratifications this week
  • China is also aiming to join another trade bloc, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), comprising 15 member countries including China, will take effect on January 1 after reaching the minimum number of ratifications this week. Photo: Xinhua
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), comprising 15 member countries including China, will take effect on January 1 after reaching the minimum number of ratifications this week. Photo: Xinhua
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