Wendy Cutler on China, Taiwan, and the CPTPP
By Shannon Tiezzi
China and Taiwan have each applied for membership in the trade pact. What are the next steps – and the broader implications?
Don’t Count China Out of the CPTPP
By Joseph Cash
The now-frozen trade deal with the EU shows China can be willing to push the boundaries of reform into areas that might surprise observers.
Australian Import Bans Show the Sharp Edge of China’s Economic Power
By Sebastian Strangio
The unilateral restrictions are intended to demonstrate to other nations the costs of challenging China's interests.
Expanding Influence: China’s Evolving Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific
By Michael Sampson
By drawing out negotiations over many years, China increases its economic importance for partner countries – and thus its leverage in talks.
This Week’s Key China Trade Talks Are in Beijing, Not Shanghai
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Wendy Cutler and James Green on the latest RCEP negotiations.