With the global economy still weak, countries are looking to increase international trade as a way to boost growth, while maintaining tariffs on imports to protect domestic industries from overseas competition. Brookings experts analyze the political and economic implications of proposed trade agreements and offer suggestions on new opportunities for international cooperation.
Reuters/Minzayar - A street vendor sells food in front of a pagoda in Yangon January 27, 2013.
Security and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific Region
April 8, 2014, Lex Rieffel
On March 26, 2014, Lex Rieffel testified before the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade on economic developments in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Asia and the Pacific
April 2014, Harold Trinkunas
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March 30, 2014, Daniel Benjamin
March 28, 2014, Christina Golubski
March 25, 2014
Opinion | The New York Times
March 22, 2014, Eswar Prasad
Opinion | Los Angeles Times
March 17, 2014, Tim Boersma and Corey Johnson
Opinion | Al-Monitor
March 13, 2014, Bruce Riedel
January 2014, Richard C. Bush III and Joshua Meltzer
March 4, 2014, Jaime de Melo
March 3, 2014, Cameron F. Kerry
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Fellow, Global Economy and Development
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies
William J. Antholis
Managing Director, The Brookings Institution
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
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