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East Asia Summit (EAS)

East Asia Summit is a unique Leaders-led forum of 18 countries of the Asia-Pacific regionformed to further the objectives of regional peace, security and prosperity. Why is EAS important? 10 East Asia Summits have been held so far. India has been a part of this process since its inception in 2005. Think of it this way –… Continue reading East Asia Summit (EAS)

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Significance of RCEP for India?

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between – The 10 members of ASEAN Additional members of ASEAN +3 = China, Japan, South Korea Members with which ASEAN countries have FTA = India, Australia, New Zealand RCEP includes more than 3 billion people, has a combined GDP of about $17… Continue reading Significance of RCEP for India?