RCEP: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

(More KEI RCEP leaks here: http://keionline.org/rcep)

The proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, known as RCEP. RCEP is a massive proposed trade agreement, some see as a rival or alternative to the TransPacific Partnership (TPP). The RCEP currently involves the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, plus six other countries: Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand.

Collectively these sixteen countries have a population of 3,488,410,867 in 2014, which was 48 percent of the world population of 7,260,710,677, according to the World Bank.

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Below are links to several versions of the negotiating texts for intellectual property and investment that have been make public by KEI.