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China Moves To Join The CPTPP, But Don’t Expect A Fast Pass

Mireya Solís | Brookings | 09/23/2021

On September 16, China formally submitted a request to accede to the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement. This was not surprising news, but it was still big…

Global Supply-Chain Woes May Imperil More Than Christmas Shopping

Brent Sadler | The Heritage Foundation | 09/23/2021

A global shipping crisis has been quietly br...

China Moves Closer to the CPTPP

Wendy Cutler | Asia Society Policy Institute | 09/21/2021

Beijing filed its formal application to become part of the 11-member tra...

China, Again and Again and Again

William Reinsch | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 09/20/2021

Even though the Biden administration’s China policy...

Animal Farm Redux

William Reinsch | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 09/13/2021

Despite the title, this week’s column is not about agriculture; it...


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