Trans Pacific Partnership

Dr. Amitendu Palit's picture

Will RCEP Promote Investments in the Asia-Pacific?

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is being looked upon as the most promising framework for regional economic integration in the Asia-Pacific Region (APR) after the United States (US) decided to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Negotiated by sixteen countries—the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and New Zealand, RCEP is not as ambitious as the TPP.

Mr. Naoyuki Haraoka's picture

Ratification of the TPP is Necessary for the Interests of MNCs

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has a number of provisions critical for protecting the interests of foreign multinational corporations (MNCs).