Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has been pressing for Taiwanese membership of the free-trade blocs RCEP and CPTPP since assuming office in 2016,. Photo: EPA-EFE Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has been pressing for Taiwanese membership of the free-trade blocs RCEP and CPTPP since assuming office in 2016,. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has been pressing for Taiwanese membership of the free-trade blocs RCEP and CPTPP since assuming office in 2016,. Photo: EPA-EFE

RCEP

Taiwan exports set to suffer from RCEP trade deal exclusion

  • Tariff reductions within new trading bloc could hurt the island’s exporters which send most of their goods to member states
  • Petrochemical, steam and machinery industries expected to be hit the hardest

Topic |   RCEP
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has been pressing for Taiwanese membership of the free-trade blocs RCEP and CPTPP since assuming office in 2016,. Photo: EPA-EFE Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has been pressing for Taiwanese membership of the free-trade blocs RCEP and CPTPP since assuming office in 2016,. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has been pressing for Taiwanese membership of the free-trade blocs RCEP and CPTPP since assuming office in 2016,. Photo: EPA-EFE
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