Twenty-Ninth Round of Negotiations, 20-24 April 2020, Virtual Meeting

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The 29th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) meeting was held on 20, 22 and 24 April 2020 via virtual video conference. The meeting was attended by all RCEP Participating Countries, except India. RCEP Participating Countries discussed the finalisation of outstanding market access negotiations, the processes for preparation of the Agreement for signature in 2020 and the participation of India in accordance with the Leaders' statement. 15 RPCs issued a Joint Statement reaffirming their commitment to sign the RCEP agreement in 2020.

Source: DFAT Australia