The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: New Paradigm or Old Wine in a New Bottle?

by Sanchita Basu Das

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 301

Publisher: Washington, DC: East-West Center
Publication Date: February 10, 2015
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Sanchita Basu Das, ISEAS Fellow and Lead Researcher at the ASEAN Studies Centre, explains that, "Although RCEP could be an easier negotiating path for the ASEAN nations and others, there is a high chance that it may lose sight of its strategic goals, such as maintaining centrality, that make it an attractive proposition in the first place."

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