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The Dej-Udom & Associates ASEAN Thailand Newsletter for June 2016

ASEAN Economic Community News

RCEP Meeting
The 13th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Negotiations Committee meeting took place earlier this month. The committee wants to finalize the RCEP agreement in 2016 and plans to present the draft agreement to the heads of the RCEP’s 16 member countries at the annual ASEAN summit in September. Issues that need to be finalized include the liberalization of trade in goods, services, and investment, intellectual property rights laws, rules of origin, customs procedures, trade facilitation, sanitary and phytosanitary standards, technical barriers, electronic commerce, finance, telecommunications, and economic cooperation.

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