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THINK TANK: Malmström on EU elections, China, industrial policy, ASEAN, critical minerals

This week’s international think tanks’ focus: the trade implications from the European Union’s elections, reducing EU reliance on Chinese supply chains, the realities of  United States’s industrial policy, ASEAN’s digital trade agenda – and streamlining EU action on critical raw materials. 

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ASIA TRADE: IPEF final contours appear 

The US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity is gradually taking shape as its fourteen participants signed a ‘clean economy agreement’, a ‘fair economy agreement’ and an ‘overarching agreement on IPEF’ during a ministerial meeting in Singapore on 6 June.  The signatories are Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of …

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THINK TANK: Economic statecraft, G7, EU after Biden EV tariffs, southern neighbours 

There are several standouts among think tanks this week focusing on the G7 and creating cohesive economic security guardrails, the European Union’s divergent response to Biden’s new Chinese tariffs, the risks of using economic statecraft in response to global instability and the EU’s relationship with the Southern Neighbourhood.