Leaders and trade ministers from the 15 signatories to the RCEP agreement pose for a virtual group photo on Sunday. Photo: AP Leaders and trade ministers from the 15 signatories to the RCEP agreement pose for a virtual group photo on Sunday. Photo: AP
Leaders and trade ministers from the 15 signatories to the RCEP agreement pose for a virtual group photo on Sunday. Photo: AP

China, 14 Asian partners sign world’s biggest trade pact

  • Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which covers about 30 per cent of global GDP, signed on sidelines of virtual Asean summit
  • Agreement ‘solidifies China’s broader regional geopolitical ambitions around the Belt and Road Initiative’, trade expert says

Topic |   RCEP
Leaders and trade ministers from the 15 signatories to the RCEP agreement pose for a virtual group photo on Sunday. Photo: AP Leaders and trade ministers from the 15 signatories to the RCEP agreement pose for a virtual group photo on Sunday. Photo: AP
Leaders and trade ministers from the 15 signatories to the RCEP agreement pose for a virtual group photo on Sunday. Photo: AP
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