The Case for a US Digital Trade Deal in IPEF – and Why It’s an Uphill Battle
By Kevin Chen
With China poised to enter the conversation, it’s critical for Washington to overcome internal obstacles and negotiation troubles to leave its mark on digital trade rules.
Canada Should Support Taiwan’s CPTPP Bid
By Adam Zivo
Not only do Canada and Taiwan’s values align, but also trade between the two countries is skyrocketing.
Can the EU Save the CPTPP?
By Jo Tamura
The CPTPP needs more market share. The EU needs to expand its trade leadership in the Asia-Pacific.
CPTPP: Can We Expect Additional Southeast Asian Members Soon?
By Shannon Hayden and Javiera Heine
Evaluating the chances of Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia joining the mega-trade pact.
Will Thailand Ever Join the CPTPP?
By Tita Sanglee
While there are clear benefits to joining the pact, there are also clear drawbacks that could make life harder for the average Thai.
The Asia-Pacific’s Free Trade Disagreements
By Joseph Cash
It’s not just the different agreements, per se – the distinctly different models of FTAs are complicating trade regimes in the region.
AUKUS Is Only Half the Equation
By Ryan Nabil
The United States and Britain should prioritize economic ties in their emerging Asia alliance.
Taiwan’s CPTPP Bid Will Test the Resolve of the Indo-Pacific
By Shihoko Goto
Taiwan’s application is a test case of how a high-stakes gambit in the Indo-Pacific can move forward without the United States.
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.
Revisiting RCEP’s Trade Implications
By Jean-Marc F. Blanchard and Wei Liang
What are the implications of RCEP for trade? The second of a four-part series looks at the agreement’s impact on trade.
Will China Actually Join the CPTPP?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's membership bid has symbolic value, but it's highly unlikely that Beijing will meet the CPTPP's standards.
Japan Expects Biden to Rejoin the TPP
By Daisuke Akimoto
The U.S. was critical in convincing Japan to join the trade pact. Now Tokyo wants to bring Washington back into the fold.