Piyush Goyal to attend 9th RCEP Intersessional Ministerial Meeting in Thailand

Piyush Goyal to attend 9th RCEP Intersessional Ministerial Meeting in Thailand

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal will attend the 9th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, RCEP Intersessional Ministerial meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.

This will be the last Ministerial before the 3rd Leaders’ Summit to be held on the 4th of next month in Bangkok. The 9th Intersessional Ministerial Meeting comes at a crucial stage where the RCEP is scheduled to be announced as concluded in November this year.

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) and its six FTA partners (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand).


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