. A summary of the Agreement can be accessed through this link: .

India has issues that remain unresolved and as such, did not sign onto the Agreement. Given the importance of India as a trading partner of RCEP countries, the FTA remains open for India’s accession and the 15 other countries continue to engage India on its possible return to the RCEP.

[1] Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam

[2] Australia, People’s Republic of China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea and New Zealand