After RCEP’s Launch, the US Urgently Needs to Rejoin the TPP
By Ho-fung Hung
The geopolitical rationale was always there, but the creation of RCEP changes the narrative about the TPP and American jobs.
ASEAN, China, Other Partners Sign World’s Biggest Trade Pact
By Associated Press
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership includes 15 Indo-Pacific nations – but excludes the U.S.
Asia-Pacific Nations Set to Sign Massive Regional Trade Deal
By Sebastian Strangio
The creation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will leave the U.S. sitting on the outside of Asia's two major free trade blocs.
Southeast Asia Braces for US Elections and a Possible Second Trump Term
By Luke Hunt
A Biden victory will see a rebooting of U.S. ties with ASEAN, but the region will still be seen through the lens of competition with China.
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.
Jake Sullivan on the Future of American Foreign Policy in Asia
By Riddhima Yadav
An interview with Jake Sullivan, former Chief Foreign Policy Advisor to Hillary Clinton.
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.
US the Biggest Loser as Asia Inks TPP-11
By Anthony Fensom
A win for free trade comes as a self-inflicted wound for Washington.
Could the UK Join the TPP?
By Li Jie Sheng
London would have to overcome several roadblocks first.
Why Trump Should Embrace Economic Multilateralism
By Ali Wyne
By insisting on bilateral deals, the United States risks getting left behind -- or left out entirely.
In Government, New Zealand Labor Party Softens Stance on Trade
By Taran Molloy
Despite its election rhetoric, Labor is now embracing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
Japan's Rush to Conclude TPP-11
By Aurelia George Mulgan
Shinzo Abe's government can't afford to see the Trans-Pacific Partnership fail.