RCEP free trade agreement comes into force

A file picture of shipping containers at Westports, Port Klang. – AFP

KUALA LUMPUR: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement has come into force in Malaysia as of Friday (March 18), says the International Trade and Industry Ministry.

In a Facebook post on Thursday (March 17), the ministry said the RCEP market size comprises over 2.2 billion people, almost a third of the entire global population with about 30% of the world's trading volume.

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