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Can BD maintain its competitiveness with RCEP countries?

The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on November 15 took many by surprise. Trade pundits are excited about this agreement. Firstly because, countries involved in such partnerships often benefit from reduced import duty which results in a more competitive domestic market. Consumers are also benefited through such...

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Pandemic and the wider economic spectrum for workers

The 10 members of ASEAN - Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam have recently agreed on a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) together with five other countries-- Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea. It would be important to note that India recently withdrew...

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