Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed recently without India being part of it. What are the implications of it for India? What are the alternatives India could explore the deal with the implications? 10 marks

Mentor’s comment- https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/indias-challenges-from-the-rcep-might-have-increased-in-spite-of-staying-out-of-it/2129790/ In the intro, briefly introduce RCEP. In the body, discuss the strategic implication of not signing the RCEP as it gives China leverage and at the same time India is absent from the trade block. In the next part, discuss the need for India to explore the Indo-Pacific trade deal and active … Continue reading Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed recently without India being part of it. What are the implications of it for India? What are the alternatives India could explore the deal with the implications? 10 marks