Tag Archives: East Asia

Asia-Pacific Countries Continue Regional Trade Negotiations: What this means for US-Asia-Pacific trade relations

Sixteen Asia-Pacific countries began the third round of RCEP trade negotiations this week in Malaysia as international trade wonks, such as myself, continue to debate whether the TPP trade negotiations between the United States and 11 other Asia-Pacific countries will actually conclude. RCEP, if … Continue reading

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It is Not About China! Will East Asia Be the Economy of the Future?

During the 2012 U.S. presidential elections, the topic of what to do about China’s trade practices, which have been criticized for violating World Trade Organization rules and giving China an unfair comparative advantage, surfaced repeatedly. Discussions about U.S. relations with Asia often turn toward … Continue reading

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