Ambassador Heine comments that the new Peruvian government’s early consultations with China are not an expression of ideological affinity, but of pragmatism, as China is Peru ‘s main trading partner and a major source of FDI.
This priority that the Foreign Minister has given to India hopefully will translate into more state visits, more trade and into an upgrading of the Chile-India Preferential Trade Agreement, because in general it lacks a lot to strengthen the relationship with India.”
“For issues related to e-commerce, e-invoicing and data location, it is critical to find common ground and common rules, and the DEPA aims to achieve that.”
Panelists discussed the origins and significance of the RCEP the respective roles of India and China in the future of the world’s fastest-growing region.
Professor Ye discusses China’s admittance into the RCEP and how this is a reaction to U.S. presence in the Asia-Pacific.
“We are…witnessing the return, in full regalia, of the Asia Pacific to the center of world affairs.”
“U.S. trade policy made Americans more vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis, in terms of both their jobs and their health.”
Professor Jorge Heine discusses the shifting power balances in global trade in a recent op-ed.
For Latin America to meet its climate change goals, it will need to scale up development finance for low carbon growth, says Gallagher.
Kevin Gallagher writes OpEd in BUToday arguing that President Obama’s new trade pact is a bad idea.