APWLD | 15 October 2017
RCEP: Robbing communities to extract profit
Sixteen countries of the Asia Pacific region are negotiating a dangerous trade agreement designed to givemultinational corporations unprecedented power and rights over resources, wealth and policy making.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a trade agreement between big corporations, ASEAN and its 6 major trading partners from the Asia Paci-c region. In its current composition, the RCEP covers more than 50% of the world’s population and 29% of the global GDP.
Robbing Communities to Extract Profit
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