RCEP will complement TPPA, says Mustapa

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 02 Jun 2016

What potentially could be a divisive issue has become an issue that is uniting us. - Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed

KUALA LUMPUR: The conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Eco­nomic Partnership (RCEP) will allay fears that the US-led free trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agree­ment (TPPA), is dividing Asean.

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Moha­med said the RCEP, which was still being negotiated, is complementary to the TPPA which was concluded last October.

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