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India didn't join RCEP as 'offer was not as much as our aspirations': FM

India's decision to not to join the mega deal was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the RCEP Summit in Bangkok early this month.

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Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 



Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks to journalists after a cabinet meeting in Delhi (Photo: PTI)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks to journalists after a cabinet meeting in Delhi (Photo: PTI)

India did not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) as the offer was not as much as our aspirations, Union Finance Minister said on Saturday. The government was taking efforts to ensure more regulatory mechanism in the banking sector to benefit bank account-holders, she said in the context of the and IL&FS issues.

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First Published: Sat, November 23 2019. 19:54 IST

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