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India’s difficulty in acceding to the mega regional free trade agreement, RCEP, currently being negotiated among 16 Asia-Pacific nations, is reflective of a deep malaise in not just its trade policy but also domestic economy.
In light of the secretiveness that has marked negotiations around the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, trade justice activists and people’s movements are planning a campaign against the free trade agreement
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Activists say the deal disenfranchises the people and leaves very little scope for the government to control corporate excesses
Organizations across the Asia Pacific region have condemned the secrecy surrounding the negotiations and pointed out that the deal will have an impact on poor and developing countries
The deal is likely to deal a huge blow to the less developed countries in the Asia-Pacific region and benefit big corporations and the richer countries