Public submissions, statements and background on the RCEP negotiations are available. We will add more information as negotiations progress.

Press releases

Substantial progress made on RCEP (external link) - 14 November 2018

New Zealand hosts RCEP round (external link)

Public submissions

Summary of public submissions [PDF, 145 KB]

Guiding principles and objectives

Guiding Principles and Objectives for Negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [PDF, 273 KB]

Leaders' statements

Joint Leaders' Statement - Final - 14 November 2018, Singapore [PDF, 204 KB]

Leaders statement launching the negotiations [PDF, 206 KB]
[PDF, 222 KB]

Joint Leaders’ Statement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) - 8 September 2016, Vientiane, Lao PDR

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