Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China hopes to conclude the RCEP negotiations next year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China hopes to conclude the RCEP negotiations next year. Photo: EPA-EFE

Asian mega free-trade deal stalls in Singapore despite China’s push against protectionism

  • India’s reluctance to open up its markets among the stumbling blocks to agreement that would cover half the world’s population

Topic |   Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China hopes to conclude the RCEP negotiations next year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says China hopes to conclude the RCEP negotiations next year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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