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RCEP: More relevant now than ever

Jakarta | Mon, February 20, 2017 | 08:49 am
RCEP: More relevant now than ever NOT FOR US: Protesters under the umbrella of the Indonesian People Coalition for Economic Justice rally in front of Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Tuesday. They profoundly reject the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiation because the clauses, they say, will pave the way for global investors to dominate the economy and harm state interests as well as public welfare. (JP/Bimo Raharjo)

PREMIUM When United States President Donald Trump called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) a “disaster” and vowed to pull out of the agreement as soon as he took office, international media almost instantaneously pronounced the TPP dead. And in the next breath, they shifted their focus to the less controversial Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), calling it &ldqu...

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