The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to lower barriers to trade for member firms and deliver new benefits for companies in the seven Asian CPTPP countries. Photo: AP
Deborah Elms
Opinion

Opinion

On Reflection by Deborah Elms

Don’t mention the US-China trade war: Asia and Asean are pressing ahead with their own deals

Tit-for-tat tariffs hurled by the United States and China are starting to affect supply chains crossing Asia – but the CPTPP and RCEP agreements highlight regional governments’ commitment to trade integration

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The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to lower barriers to trade for member firms and deliver new benefits for companies in the seven Asian CPTPP countries. Photo: AP
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