Hugh Stephens, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Nov 06, 2014
The web of overlapping free trade agreements in the Asian Pacific have largely excluded Taiwan, and the U.S.-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may be an option for inclusion. Taiwan’s unique position as an independent, export economy while still reliant on Mainland China, could actually be mutually beneficial for the region.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Nov 05, 2014
Dan Steinbock discusses the history of Asian-Pacific regional trade zones, and the U.S.’s geopolitical trade concerns with APEC. For the U.S. to see greater economic cooperation with China, it should consider the more inclusive FTAAP proposal.
Zhang Tuosheng, Academic Committee Member, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Jan 04, 2014
Zhang Tuosheng lays out a path for East Asia to secure the peace and development it has enjoyed since the end of the Cold War and to consolidate and develop its nebulous security order featuring pluralism, cooperation and coexistence.
Niu Tiehang, Senior Fellow, CCIEE
Nov 18, 2013
China’s new leadership anticipates that entering Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations would trigger a new round of domestic reforms. Niu Tiehang elaborates on the new roadmap for Chinese reforms and the “outside-in” effects the TPP talks and the establishment of Shanghai FTZ would have on China.
Tao Wenzhao, Honorary Member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Fellow, CASS Institute of American Studies
May 03, 2013
Kerry’s latest visit to China and other prior visits by Obama administration’s high-ranking civilian and military officials has shown that the bilateral relationship between the US and China has safely passed the transition period and will gain greater momentum in its development.
Liu Junhong, Researcher, Chinese Institute of Contemporary Int'l Relations
Nov 30, 2012
The 21st ASEAN Summit closed in Phnom Penh on November 20th after achieving breakthroughs in regional cooperation, such as the start of talks on the Regional Co
Su Xiaohui, Deputy Director of Int'l & Strategic Studies, CIIS
Nov 22, 2012
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is irreplaceable in the current Asia-Pacific cooperation while the ASEAN and China are the important supporting parties.