India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the RCEP summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the RCEP summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the RCEP summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters

India out but China and Asia-Pacific partners to press on with RCEP free trade pact

  • President Xi Jinping says ‘China is willing to sign a high-standard free trade agreement with many more countries’
  • Observers say deal could pave way for other opportunities

Topic |   China-India relations
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the RCEP summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the RCEP summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the RCEP summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
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