Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF)
February 10, 2023
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.
November 19, 2022
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.
September 06, 2022
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?
June 27, 2022
The Biden Administration’s China Strategy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Raymond Kuo.
June 15, 2022
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.
June 13, 2022
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.
June 09, 2022
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.
June 09, 2022
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.
May 27, 2022
Can IPEF Reduce India’s Economic Dependence on China?
By Niranjan Marjani
IPEF will have to contend with the same worries that led India to walk out of RCEP.
May 26, 2022
America’s Pivot to Asia 2.0: The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
By Mohammadbagher Forough
As long as IPEF lacks clear incentives, it will be hard to transform the framework into meaningful action.
May 25, 2022
Why Was Taiwan Left Out of the US-Led IPEF?
By Yao-Yuan Yeh, Charles K. S. Wu, Fang-Yu Chen, and Austin Horng-En Wang
Taiwan wasn't part of the initial group of IPEF members, but there's still room for future participation.
May 24, 2022
Southeast Asian Nations Roll the Dice on Biden’s Indo-Pacific Framework
By Sebastian Strangio
The region has thrown its support behind Washington's long-awaited economic engagement plan, even as the specifics remain vague.
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