Singapore became the first participating country to ratify the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, a multi-nation trade pact that brings together the 10 ASEAN economies as well as Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea.

Rejecting RCEP not about stepping back from Act East policy, says Jaishankar​

Delivering the fourth Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture in New Delhi, Jaishankar added that no agreement was better than a “bad agreement”.

India rejects RCEP, 15 other nations including Singapore move closer to signing deal

The 15 member nations are working out the final details of the pact without India with a few issues to be resolved early next year with the deal to be finalised later in 2020 in Vietnam.

India decides to not join RCEP agreement, says deal ‘does not address concerns’

India has reportedly decided to not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement over its concerns not being addressed in the deal.

Modi calls for FTA rethink, greater links with ASEAN during his Thailand visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-day trip to Thailand welcomed a decision for a relook at a free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and called for greater connectivity with Southeast Asia.

Modi to attend RCEP, ASEAN-India summits in Thailand

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Thailand from November 2-4 to attend the ASEAN-India summits, East Asia and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meetings, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday.

India, Singapore trade ministers to take part in RCEP Beijing meet next month

Commerce ministers of 16 countries including India and Singapore involved in negotiations over the mega free trade Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will gather in Beijing next month to push the negotiations forward, an official said.

Singapore seeks India’s help in early conclusion of RCEP negotiations

Singapore has sought India’s cooperation in conclusion of early negotiations of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or RCEP, a rule-based trading framework comprising ten ASEAN nations and their six FTA partners.

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