Asian Trade Talks Could Put Pressure On US TPP Efforts

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Trade talks underway between China, India and several other Southeast Asian countries could exert some pressure on the U.S. to continue its push for a quick completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, experts say.

Monday marked the first minister-level meeting for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a proposed trade deal between 16 countries, including China, India, Japan and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, according to Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. The RCEP has been seen by some as a rival to the...
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