Ms Ann Robeniol, DTI Philippines Assistant Secretary for Industry Development and Trade Policy Group and the Senior Economic Officials Meeting (SEOM) Chair for the Philippines, recently provided a lecture on the progress of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore.
The RCEP 22nd round of negotiations was held in Singapore from 28 April to 8 May 2018 with 16 participating countries presenting diverse set of interests. While faced with challenges, there is expectation that the countries will resolve their differences and complete the negotiation later this year.
Joining Ms.Robeniol at the lecture is Dr Sanchita Basu Das who acted as the moderator for the session. Photo is from the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute Facebook page.♦
Date of release: 11 June 2018