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Is Indonesia’s IPR Framework Incompatible with RCEP?
May 11, 2019
Is Indonesia’s IPR Framework Incompatible with RCEP?
On intellectual property rights, there’s a serious gap between domestic Indonesian law and the structures of the proposed RCEP.
Is Indonesia’s IPR Framework Incompatible with RCEP?
The Risk of E-Commerce Provisions in the RCEP
April 04, 2019
The Risk of E-Commerce Provisions in the RCEP
It is crucial that ASEAN members have the time and flexibility to develop appropriate national and regional regulatory frameworks.
The Risk of E-Commerce Provisions in the RCEP
Indonesia and RCEP: Beware the Public Health Risks
November 23, 2018
Indonesia and RCEP: Beware the Public Health Risks
Proposals from Japan and South Korea would require patent law changes in several RCEP countries, including Indonesia.
Indonesia and RCEP: Beware the Public Health Risks
TPP, RCEP and the Liberal Economic Order
September 02, 2018
TPP, RCEP and the Liberal Economic Order
Proponents of the liberal economic order have reason to be concerned.
TPP, RCEP and the Liberal Economic Order
What’s Next for RCEP?
August 17, 2018
What’s Next for RCEP?
Progress on the agreement continues to be slow despite the growing urgency to complete it.
What’s Next for RCEP?
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
October 12, 2017
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
Trade negotiators are meeting next week in South Korea to discuss the RCEP, which could impact billions of lives.
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
With the RCEP, Australia Has a Chance to Lead
August 30, 2017
With the RCEP, Australia Has a Chance to Lead
Canberra can pursue its international trade objectives and push for a more open and transparent agreement.
With the RCEP, Australia Has a Chance to Lead
India, RCEP and the WIPO Internet Treaties: Time For a Rethink
August 16, 2017
India, RCEP and the WIPO Internet Treaties: Time For a Rethink
The argument that the Treaties are ill-suited for developing countries doesn’t necessarily apply well to India.
India, RCEP and the WIPO Internet Treaties: Time For a Rethink
RCEP Is Not the Anti-TPP
December 03, 2016
RCEP Is Not the Anti-TPP
RCEP is a necessary step for Asian regional integration, regardless of what happens with TPP.
RCEP Is Not the Anti-TPP
Pacific Rim States Can (And Will) Move Forward on Trade Without the US
November 22, 2016
Pacific Rim States Can (And Will) Move Forward on Trade Without the US
With TPP's death, China will gladly take on the burdens and benefits of regional economic leadership.
Pacific Rim States Can (And Will) Move Forward on Trade Without the US
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
November 18, 2016
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
We need to be clear-eyed about where there is competition and where there is not.
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
Is US Policy in Trouble in Southeast Asia?
October 28, 2016
Is US Policy in Trouble in Southeast Asia?
A closer look at a recent report evaluating Washington's regional position.
Is US Policy in Trouble in Southeast Asia?
India-Vietnam Relations After Modi's Visit
September 05, 2016
India-Vietnam Relations After Modi's Visit
Modi's trip to Hanoi was a step in right direction. What's next for India-Vietnam ties?
India-Vietnam Relations After Modi's Visit
After the South China Sea Ruling: Impact on ASEAN-China Relations
September 01, 2016
After the South China Sea Ruling: Impact on ASEAN-China Relations
Insights from Liqin Wang.
After the South China Sea Ruling: Impact on ASEAN-China Relations
The Real Winner if TPP Crumbles: China
August 20, 2016
The Real Winner if TPP Crumbles: China
The two U.S. presidential nominees are united in their opposition to the trade pact. That's music to Beijing's ears.
The Real Winner if TPP Crumbles: China
FTAs in East Asia: Economic Integration or Economic Spheres of Influence?
June 03, 2016
FTAs in East Asia: Economic Integration or Economic Spheres of Influence?
Are TPP and RCEP doomed to pull the region apart, or can they help push it together?
FTAs in East Asia: Economic Integration or Economic Spheres of Influence?
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