Su Jingxiang, Fellow, China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations
Sep 07, 2021
While other U.S. allies participated modestly in exercises in the South China Sea with a warship or two, the United Kingdom jumped in with both feet, dispatching an aircraft carrier fleet. This highlighted its special relationship with the U.S. and revealed some deeper strategic intent.
May 25, 2021
China made headway with CPTPP, but had setback on trade pact with Europe.
Hugh Stephens, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Feb 08, 2021
The resurrected TPP, spearheaded by Japan, alongside the RCEP agreement has the potential to offset billions in economic losses from the U.S.’s trade war. In due time, it could be a prize too sweet for the U.S. to hold out from.
Zhang Monan, Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Jan 04, 2021
The country is determined to make reforms necessary to becoming a full participant in a world currently being shaped by mega FTAs. It wants to play a bigger role in international rule-making, but some changes won’t be easy.