RCEP ministerial talks begin in Tokyo

(VOVWORLD) - Ministers from 16 Asia-Pacific nations on Sunday began talks in Tokyo aimed at forging the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) amid increasing tensions caused by protectionism. 
RCEP ministerial talks begin in Tokyo - ảnh 1 Asian economies discuss trade pact amid rising protectionism (Photo: Sadayuki Goto/Kyodo News )

At meetings hosted by Japan and Singapore, all parties were urged to narrow differences in tariff cut, intellectual property, and e-commerce to reach an agreement on RCEP. 16 countries include 10 ASEAN members and Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.

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