The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership builds on New Zealand’s already strong relationships in Asia, and will open up more opportunities for New Zealand businesses in these economies.

In this section

RCEP overview

Find out the latest on the RCEP negotiations, who is involved, and what it is about.

Key outcomes

The RCEP agreement will provide better conditions for New Zealand services exporters and investors, reduce non-tariff barriers affecting New Zealand exporters and modernise our trading relationships.

Next steps and timeline

This page outlines next steps now negotiations are close to concluding the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and what has happened so far.

Māori interests

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) presents opportunities for Māori businesses.

RCEP resources

Read press releases, statements, summary of public submissions and more.

RCEP key facts

Get RCEP facts and figures and understand how New Zealand fits in.

India and RCEP

India is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) presents significant opportunities for New Zealand’s trade with India.

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