December 18, 2019
Has Japan Become the Kingmaker for Trade Deals in the Indo-Pacific?
By Jeffrey Wilson
The future of RCEP depends on how the Japanese government will approach India’s withdrawal.
January 11, 2019
Pacific Trade Norms Established as US Producers Fear Losses
By Nicole L. Freiner
With TPP-11 entering into force late last year, the Asia-Pacific has a new set of trade rules.
December 19, 2018
What Comes After US Hegemony?
By Bidisha Biswas and Anish Goel
The Asia-Pacific region looks beyond the United States.
November 01, 2018
Shankaran Nambiar on Asian Integration in the Age of Trump
By Prashanth Parameswaran
What to watch for when APEC leaders gather in Port Moresby.
September 27, 2018
At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
By Daniel Hurst
Abe promises to defend free trade while resolving long-standing issues with Japan's neighbors.
July 13, 2018
Amid US Trade Tensions, Japan Formally Completes TPP-11 Entry
By Daniel Hurst
Japan's Foreign Ministry framed the move as “a powerful message from Japan to the world.”
May 29, 2018
US-China Trade War Escalates
By Anthony Fensom
While a truce was called, the fundamental tensions have not been addressed -- so the 'war' is back on.
May 25, 2018
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
By Richard B. Stewart
The revived TPP 11 operates as a significant alternative to China's approach, embodied in the Belt and Road Initiative.
May 04, 2018
The CPTPP and Its Implications for Japan
By Eunseo Kim
The CPTPP is the cornerstone on which Japan hopes to further its economic and diplomatic power in the Asia-Pacific.
April 18, 2018
Japan’s Multi-Layered, Multilateral Strategy
By Mie Oba
Tokyo has some work to do to convince the region its strategy is not designed to contain China.
April 10, 2018
CPTPP and Leadership in the Global Trade System
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insight from Christina Davis.
April 04, 2018
The TPP's Hidden Risk — and How to Counter It
By Wendy Cutler
It's time for the U.S. and the Asia-Pacific to rethink trade adjustment.