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ASEAN waits for RCEP ratification – and post-pandemic integration

Published 07 September 2021 by Juita Mohamad

Given the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 variants and political instability in the region, the RCEP may not come into full force until 2022. As the free trade agreement seeks to transform existing global value chains, gaps in provisions and the increasingly inward-looking policies adopted by members could curtail the benefits brought by greater integration.


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