ASEAN - Australia

ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand signed the Agreement Establishing the ASEAN –Australia – New Zealand Free Trade Area on February 2nd, 2009, which came into effect from January 1st, 2010. Such agreement is quite comprehensive, containing detailed commitments on goods, services (also including financial and telecommunications services), investment, electronic commerce, movement of natural persons, intellectual property, competition policy and economic co-operation.

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Substantial progress made in RCEP negotiations: China

China on Thursday said substantial progress have been made on negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), in which India is a part, and it will work with other parties to reach a modern, comprehensive and mutually beneficial agreement as soon as possible.