RCEP going to parliament, instant enforcement likely
The Commerce Ministry is scheduled to propose to parliament on Tuesday the ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact, the world’s biggest free trade deal, signed by 15 nations in Asia-Pacific including Thailand last November.Sansern Samalapa, commerce vice-minister, said the ministry expects ...
Thailand set to sign RCEP trade deal
Thailand will attend the signing of the long-awaited Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at the 37th Asean Summit under the chairmanship of Vietnam next week.It will be the first-ever virtual signing of an agreement Asean has undertaken, a Foreign Ministry official said on Thursday.Keep reading ...
Lessons from the Asean Summit
As Thailand prepares to wind down its year-long chairmanship of Asean, it’s time to reflect on the state of the 10-country alliance and relations with its dialogue partners. Based on what happened at the 35th Asean Summit from Nov 2-4 in Bangkok, the outlook is ...