Has Japan Become the Kingmaker for Trade Deals in the Indo-Pacific?

30 Jan 2020 By Jeffrey Wilson

The future of RCEP depends on how the Japanese government will approach India’s withdrawal.

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India’s RCEP exit a setback, but not a disaster

06 Nov 2019 By Jeffrey Wilson

With an India–China deadlock out of the way, the path is clear to finalise the historic regional trade agreement. Research Director Dr Jeffrey Wilson writes for The Interpreter.

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Australia's Role in Indonesian Infrastructure Projects

29 Oct 2018 By Winona Wroe

Indonesia’s growing importance in the Indo-Pacific region means that now more than ever Australia must expand the ways in which it engages with its closest Asian neighbour. One of the ways that Australia can improve their engagement is to increase efforts to close the huge infrastructure gap in Indonesia.

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The Contested Economic Architecture of the Indo-Pacific Region

15 Feb 2018 By Jeffrey Wilson

For the first time in three decades, the US is not an active player in discussions over regional economic integration in Asia. Yet its withdrawal comes at the very time when the regional economic architecture is changing most dramatically.

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Tortoises and Trade: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in 2017

23 Aug 2017 By Michael Zhou

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) heading back to the drawing board by the exit of the US, governments in the Indo-Pacific region are increasingly looking towards alternative multilateral trade agreements.

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