Business Standard | 10 September 2018
RCEP countries open to easing investment rules, agree to ease ISDS clauses
by Subhayan Chakraborty
Despite treading diametrically opposite paths on tariffs and market access, India and China, along with other nations, have hit it off on talks regarding investment norms in the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) pact.
In a bid to fast-track the deal, most nations have agreed to ease the investor-state-dispute settlement (ISDS) clauses.