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5 Minute Explainer: What happens now that huge new Asian trade deal has been signed?

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga bump elbows before a welcome ceremony in Tokyo on Nov. 17. © Reuters

REUTERS, NOVEMBER 17, 2020 HANOI (Reuters) – Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies signed what could become the world’s largest free trade agreement on Sunday, covering nearly a third of the global population and about 30% of its global gross domestic product. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will progressively lower tariffs and aims to counter protectionism, boost investment and allow freer movement …

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New Asian Trade Deal Encompasses Third of the World’s Population

Zoom call with Asia Pacific leaders

BLOOMBERG, NOVEMBER 15, 2020 Trade pact comes after nearly a decade of negotiations | 15 nations including China, Japan and Australia are on board By Philip Heijmans and Xuan Quynh Nguyen for Bloomberg – Asia Pacific nations including China, Japan and South Korea on Sunday signed the world’s largest regional free-trade agreement, encompassing nearly a third of the world’s population and gross domestic …

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China increasingly wary of any statements from Trump

PortandTerminal.com, October 14, 2019 China reportedly has become increasingly wary of any statements from President Trump. They do though want to hold more talks this month to hammer out the details of the “phase one” trade deal though. WASHINGTON – China wants to hold more talks this month to hammer out the details of the “phase one” trade deal touted …

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France says it will block EU trade deal with Brazil over Amazon forest fires

PortandTerminal.com, August 25, 2019 France will block an EU trade deal with Brazil and its neighbours over the country’s handling of fires in the Amazon rainforest, a spokesperson for Emmanuel Macron said this week. PARIS, FRANCE – Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is in flames, burning at the highest rate since 2013 when that nation’s space research center first began tracking fires there. The Amazon …

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