9:30 am EDT - 10:45 am EDT

Past Event

De-risking the economic relationship with China: Views from the Indo-Pacific

Tuesday, October 03, 2023

9:30 am - 10:45 am EDT

Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC

As the parameters of the economic relationship with China continue to be debated and tested, “de-risking” has emerged as the preferred approach for the Biden administration’s international economic strategy. U.S.-China decoupling — a complete disentanglement of the world’s largest economies — threatens an immense toll for economies around the world; however, de-risking promises a focused and targeted effort to ameliorate vulnerabilities in critical sectors while preserving the broad benefits of economic interdependence. Can the Biden administration use de-risking to achieve greater consensus with allies and partners on a China economic strategy?

On October 3, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies and the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) will host a panel of experts to examine regional perspectives on the opportunities and challenges in crafting a de-risking policy and how China might respond. Panelists will assess areas of overlap and gaps between American objectives and those of other regional actors such as Japan, India, and Vietnam.

Viewers can submit questions via e-mail to [email protected] or via Twitter using #derisking.

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In Partnership With

Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry