November 07, 2020
What Does Biden’s Election Win Mean for the South Korean Economy?
By Kyle Ferrier
The Biden administration will have important ramifications for U.S.-South Korea economics ties, from the KORUS FTA to the TPP.
November 02, 2020
To Compete With China, the US Needs to Drop ‘America First’
By Troy Stangarone
If the United States is to engage in a long-term great power competition with China, it will need to decouple from the Trump administration’s “America First” agenda.
January 01, 2020
Trump Announces Signing Date for ‘Phase One’ China Trade Deal
By Associated Press
The deal will be inked on January 15 in Washington, Trump says, and “Phase Two” negotiations will start soon thereafter.
October 11, 2019
Has Japan Lost Out in the Partial US-Japan Trade Deal?
By Thisanka Siripala
With details of the U.S.- Japan trade emerging, has the Abe administration sold out the Japanese farming sector?
August 10, 2019
What Happened to the US-China Trade Deal?
By Paul Wiseman
An agreement that once looked close now seems far off.
August 09, 2019
The Japan-US ‘Mini-Deal’ Has Big Implications
By Stephen Olson
As the US and Japan intensify trade negotiations, the push for a quick “mini-deal” on agriculture and autos will have far-reaching impact.
August 07, 2019
US, Japan Look to Clinch Trade Deal in September
By Mina Pollmann
With China talks stalling, Trump may be more inclined to give Japan concessions to seal in a trade 'win.'
August 02, 2019
Did Trump Just Scuttle US-China Trade Talks (Again)?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Trump seems to think dialogue will continue despite new tariffs, now reaching all Chinese imports. China may disagree.
July 30, 2019
Can the US-China Trade War Be Resolved?
By Yukon Huang
U.S. demands are incoherent, illogical, or outright contradictory. That makes a deal even more uncertain.
June 24, 2019
US-India Relations at the Crossroads
By Vinay Kaura
Can the growing U.S.-India partnership survive ‘America First’?
May 21, 2019
Upping the Ante in the US-China Trade War
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Nien Su.
May 18, 2019
Why the US-China Trade Negotiations Are Stuck
By Bonnie Girard
The problem centers on the most mistranslated word in the Chinese language: guanxi.