China’s Premier Li Keqiang has reiterated China’s hopes for the establishment of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of 2015, according to a report issued by the SCMP. The SCMP has quoted sources from recent leadership meetings in Brunei as saying that this issue was consistently promoted with various leaders, reflecting China’s intentions to play a major role in integrating the fast growing Asia Pacific region, as far as trade is concerned.