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The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a free trade agreement between 15 Asia-Pacific nations comprising roughly 30% of both the world’s population and its GDP, was signed last month. It is expected to remove around 90% of tariffs between member states within 20 years of its imposition, as well as establishing a whole host ofContinue reading “RCEP – why did India pull out, and was it the right decision?”
The unprecedented rise of South Korea post-WW2 — often referred to as ‘the Miracle on the Han River’ — has deservedly captured much global attention. It was an astounding sustained period of growth considering the circumstances: the division of the Korean Peninsula and a huge outflux of key Japanese workers immediately after the war was over,Continue reading “The Trouble with South Korea”
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