Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

RCEP builds on New Zealand’s already strong relationships in Asia-Pacific, creating new opportunities for international trade and other economic benefits.
  • RCEP overview

    Find out more about the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

  • Key outcomes

    RCEP provides benefits for New Zealand goods and services exporters and investors.

  • Māori interests

    RCEP presents opportunities for Māori businesses and protects Māori interests.

  • Modernising our trading relationships

    RCEP includes chapters in a number of areas that modernises and deepens our trading relationships.

  • Information for Exporters and SMEs

    Information for Exporters and SMEs.

  • India and RCEP

    India is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world. India is able to use a fast track process should it wish to re-join RCEP.

  • RCEP text and resources

    Read the RCEP text, National Interest Analysis, summary of key outcomes, factsheets, economic modelling, Q&As, press releases, and other documents.

  • Timeline and history of the RCEP negotiations

    Find out the steps take for the agreement to enter into force.

  • Tariff Finder

    This tool helps goods exporters and importers maximise benefits from NZ’s free trade agreements and compare tariffs in more than 150 markets.


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