Economy Fate of RCEP FTA hinges on 14 pending issues, mostly raised by India Updated : October 15, 2019 06:13 AM IST A meeting of trade ministers in Bangkok failed to break the logjam in parleys, after which the 14 point work programme was shared with the 16 member group of nations to save the deal. To protect interest of the domestic industry, India has demanded that the base year for tariff cuts under RCEP FTA should be advanced from 2014 to 2019. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.