Opinion

19/12/2019

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Where is APEC heading?

By Dr Craig Emerson

Following the unfortunate but understandable cancellation of the APEC leaders’ meeting in Santiago, work has begun on carrying over the best ideas for Chile’s host year of 2019 into Malaysia’s hosting of APEC 2020.

11/11/2019

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Towards a free trade area of the Asia Pacific

By Dr Craig Emerson

The agreement in early November of 15 nations to a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) can be a big step towards achieving the APEC dream of a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP).

17/10/2019

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Will RCEP be worth the wait?

By Kristen Bondietti

Will the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) be concluded this year? It’s about time RCEP was wrapped up – negotiations have been running for seven years now. But just what will be concluded? What will RCEP be?

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