Can IPEF Protect Corporate Supply Chains?
By SUKEGAWA Seiya
An IPEF agreement notwithstanding, companies in the Indo-Pacific will still be at risk of disruptions to their supply networks.
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.
Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity Reaches Supply Chain Agreement
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
That IPEF member countries have come so far since the group's establishment a year ago suggests that there is a near unanimous view about supply chain vulnerabilities.
The Big Hole in the Biden Administration’s Economic Diplomacy
By Paul Nadeau
With little leverage to pursue legally binding trade deals, the Biden administration is forced to resort to economic unilateralism.
The US Indo-Pacific Strategy’s Weakest Link
By Guy C. Charlton and Xiang Gao
U.S. involvement in the region needs a larger economic component – an area where U.S. policy used to be strong.
VP Harris Assures Asian Leaders US Is ‘Here to Stay’
By Krutika Pathi
Asian countries have long worried about U.S. economic commitment to the region.
The Potential for Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral Cooperation Through IPEF
By Kaitlyn King
Both Seoul and Tokyo are part of the U.S.-lead economic initiative. Can it help break the ice between the two?
The Biden Administration’s China Strategy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Raymond Kuo.
Will IPEF Help the US Counter China?
By Dingding Chen and Yingfan Chen
It is uncertain whether the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework can succeed in reshaping China’s economic influence in Asia.
Vietnam Eyes Pragmatic Gains from the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
By Huynh Tam Sang
Participation in the new U.S. initiative could advance Vietnam’s aspiration for economic gains and a firm status in the regional economic architecture, but its full-fledged engagement is unlikely.
Can the US Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Meet the Value Proposition Challenge?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
IPEF’s evolution and prospects will partly hinge on how U.S. and regional partners define its value add in an increasingly competitive landscape.
Why Is the US Ambivalent About Trade Engagement in the Indo-Pacific?
By Hanh Nguyen
Changing sentiments at home mean the United States is now more enthusiastic about enforcing trade rules than facilitating trade.