The Second Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

The Economic Ministers from the 16 RCEP Participating Countries attended the 2nd RCEP Ministerial Meeting held on 27 August 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The Ministers were encouraged by the progress made after five rounds of negotiations since its launch in November 2012. The Ministers reiterated their commitment to conclude the RCEP negotiations, in line with the vision endorsed by the Leaders in the Guiding Principles for a modern, comprehensive, high-quality and mutually beneficial economic partnership agreement that would support the achievement of the ASEAN Community and deeper regional economic integration.