Indian firms and farmers applaud Modi's move to reject RCEP trade deal

Asia Pacific Nov 5, 2019

Indian firms and farmers applaud Modi's move to reject RCEP trade deal

Indian farmers and businesses on Tuesday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to opt out of a sprawling Asian trade pact, with the country's largest dairy producer Amul thanking the leader for "supporting livelihoods." New Delhi's 11th-hour rejection of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ...

What's the RCEP, and what happened to the TPP?

Business / Economy Nov 5, 2019

What's the RCEP, and what happened to the TPP?

When it comes to sweeping global free-trade agreements, U.S. President Donald Trump isn't the only party pooper. Two years after Trump withdrew the U.S. from a 12-nation deal known as the TPP, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pulled his country out of a ...