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Look Skeptically at China’s CPTPP Application

Joanna Shelton | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 11/18/2021

China formally applied to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on September 16, the day after the groundbreaking Australia-United Kingdom-United States defense alliance (AUKUS) was announced. Under…

President Biden’s Elusive Trade Policy

Gary Clyde Hufbauer | East Asia Forum | 10/31/2021

President Biden’s trade policy recalls Samuel Beckett’s play Waiting ...

The Latin American Element in China’s CPTPP Bid

Juan J Palacios | East Asia Forum | 10/28/2021

China’s bid for membership in the Comprehensive and Progressive A...

A Trade Pact Faces a Crucial Test as China and Taiwan Try to Join

Wendy Cutler | Barron's | 10/27/2021

The year 2022 is shaping up to be consequential for the mem...

US Economic Statecraft Adrift as China Seeks to Join Mega Asian Trade Deal

Joshua Meltzer | The Brookings Institution | 09/28/2021

China’s decision to formally se...

Overcoming the Tragedy of TPP

Matthew P. Goodman | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 09/28/2021

In common parlance today, the word “tragedy” is use...

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