After APEC: Whither US Leadership on Trade?
By Chris Dixon and Bob Savic
Washington’s failure in approving the IPEF trade pillar sent a clear message to Asia-Pacific partners. But all is not lost.
Biden Avoids Trade Deals While Promising a Better Economic Relationship With Asia
By Josh Boak
With IPEF, the U.S. administration is hoping to sidestep domestic politics while addressing issues such as supply chains and climate change.
APEC Is a Major Missed Opportunity for New Zealand’s New Government
By Logan Green
Incoming Prime Minister Christopher Luxon decided to skip this week's APEC Summit, opting to remain in Auckland for ongoing coalition negotiations.
Biden, Xi Hit the Reset Button on China-US Relations. Can It Last?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The biggest outcome from the meeting was a promise to keep talking on a whole host of issues. But that achievement shouldn't be underestimated.
Taiwan Is Attending the APEC Summit, Too
By Christopher Bodeen
Taiwan’s participation in APEC offers a rare chance to break the diplomatic embargo imposed by China.
Biden’s Goal for Xi Meeting: Get China-US Communications Back to Normal
By Aamer Madhani and Colleen Long
“We’re not trying to decouple from China,” the U.S. president insisted, “but what we’re trying to do is change the relationship for the better.”
The APEC Summit Is Happening in San Francisco. What Is APEC, Anyway?
By Colleen Long and Aamer Madhani
An introduction to the 21-member grouping and the main events to watch at this year's summit.
Prospect of a Biden-Xi Summit Sparks Backlash in China
By Hemant Adlakha
The anti-U.S. narrative in Beijing has further deteriorated since the Bali Summit a year ago. So why is Xi pressing ahead for a sit down with the U.S. president?
Indo-Pacific Bidenomics: The Emergence of a New Economic Order
By Erin Murphy
The upcoming APEC summit in San Francisco will be a visible culmination of the work that has gone into making economic engagement the leading edge of diplomacy.
Xi Is Skipping the G20. Will He Miss the APEC Summit Too?
By Zhiqun Zhu
The circumstances are similar: a geopolitical rival hosting an international gathering Xi has never missed.
How the APEC San Francisco Summit Can Set the Tone for US Engagement in Asia
By Justin Kwan
The U.S. should focus on developing a roadmap for cooperation to enhance regional security, promoting people-to-people partnerships, and serving underrepresented communities in international trade.
Pacific Leaders Agree on Vaccines But Not on US Hosting APEC
By Nick Perry and Jim Gomez
Russia reportedly refused to support the U.S. hosting the gathering in 2023, derailing the matter for now in the consensus-driven grouping.