Negotiators under pressure to strike free trade deal

TIME flies as they say. And the pressure is on for Regional Compre­hensive Economic Partner­ship (RCEP) negotiators from 16 countries as they meet in Perth this week to narrow the gap and possibly wrap up the free trade deal by year-end.

Last November at the Asean Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Asean leaders and six of their dialogue partners gave officials until the end of this year to conclude the RCEP.

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