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G7 to coordinate coercion responses while EU prepares economic security strategy

G7 leaders issued an exceptionally lengthy joint statement at a summit hosted by Japan in the city of Hiroshima that covers a range of topics from the war in Ukraine, to Taiwan, healthcare, food security and climate mitigation – to name some of the most important ones. One of the …

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THINK TANK: Solar, China and embedded carbon; Korea-ASEAN, trade facilitation and fish

One of the most interesting publications of trade policy think tanks and research institutions this week is by the Hinrich Foundation and delves into the global solar panel supply chain. The OECD has updated its trade facilitation database and the International Institute for Sustainable Development has released a detailed explainer …

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Interview: United States and Europe can do a lot together in the Indo-Pacific

The United States will soon announce plans for an Indo-Pacific economic framework as part of its new strategy for the region. Europeans have also developed their own Indo-Pacific strategies.  There is scope for transatlantic cooperation on trade and economic issues of common interest.  Asia Society’s Wendy Cutler shares some thoughts …