What's Next For Asia After Trump's America Leaves TPP? - Forbes

Under the “America First” banner, Donald Trump's inner circle of trade advisers have dialed up a simplistic formula of protectionist tariffs, import restrictions and corporate intimidation—all of which figure to disrupt global supply chains. For ...

The agreement was too protectionist, and it had too much potential to undermine American sovereignty. - National Review

I'm not as sorry as the editors to see the Trans-Pacific Partnership laid to rest. Because I agree with our editorial on a number of points, and because I fear that what I dislike about TPP is actually appealing to President Trump (and likely to recur ...

Trump sets US on new path - Chemical & Engineering News (subscription)

During his first week in office, U.S. President Donald J. Trump issued a series of executive directives that will affect the chemistry enterprise in a variety of ways. Trump issued a presidential memorandum formally withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans ...

Trump to Seek Bilateral Trade Deal with Japan After Rejecting Multilateral TPP - Newsweek

Japan PM Shinzo Abe Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives at a press conference after a meeting with U.S President-elect Donald Trump, New York, November 17. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty. World Donald Trump Japan TPP. President Donald Trump ...

Can the Trans Pacific Partnership survive after Trump? - Huffington Post

US President Donald Trump signs an executive order on the country's withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters. Amitendu Palit, National University of Singapore. True to his promise, President Donald Trump withdrew the US ...

Lawrence Solomon: Donald Trump did Canada (and millions of others) a huge favour by killing the Trans-Pacific ... - Financial Post

AP Photo/Evan Vucci, FileIn this Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump signs an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact agreed to under the Obama administration in the Oval Office ...

Moving ahead with the TPP - The Straits Times

Now that President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, does it mean the deal is dead? Emphatically not. One partner has chosen to sit this one out. But Japan, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, ...

No, Trump can't kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership - The Straits Times

When United States President Donald Trump withdrew US support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Monday, he made it harder for American companies to compete. In the name of US labour, he compromised the interests of the American worker, ...

A Trump hammer on Asian nails - The Straits Times

Asians trying to decode United States President Donald Trump's strategy towards their region - and indeed, wondering if there is a strategy at all - have more to ponder upon, now that the first senior administration official is due in their region next ...

Don't praise Trump for the defeat of TPP - New Internationalist (blog)

It's good news that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is dead. In fact, the toxic deal – a pacific version of US-EU deal TTIP – was already dead before Trump took office. Popular pressure from trade unions and campaign groups in the US and elsewhere ...

With an Eye on China—and Trump—Japan Enhances Security Ties With Southeast Asia - World Politics Review

Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, began the year with a weeklong tour of Southeast Asia and Australia earlier this month. The trip, which was planned in relative haste following the stunning election of Donald Trump as president of the United States ...

Trump Begins Setting US Trade Policy Course During First Week in Office - ICTSD Bridges News

The first week of Donald J. Trump's presidency of the United States has included both executive action and plans for meetings focused on trade, giving some early signals of the possible direction of the White House trade agenda and other policy priorities.

What's next after the US withdrawal from the TPP? - Aljazeera.com

Finally agreed a year ago after seven years of negotiations, the Trans Pacific Partnership was widely expected to become the third biggest regional trade agreement in the global economy after NAFTA and the European Union. Disavowed by United States ...

TPP Is Dead. What Now? - The National Interest Online

The United States pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership this week. Once considered the most ambitious free-trade agreement in history, the TPP aimed to set the trajectory and tone of trade in Asia as a balance to a rising China. Now, there is an ...

Trump's Asia Reassurance Project - Wall Street Journal

U.S. friends in Asia are on edge after President Trump formally withdrew from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact that Japan, Australia, Vietnam and others hoped would bind them more closely to Washington. Reassuring these partners ...

China, Allies ponder US role after TPP withdrawal - Chinadaily USA

In the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, China and American allies are weighing what role the US will play in ongoing global trade negotiations. Leaders of some of the ...

After Trump Rejects Pacific Trade Deal, Japan Fears Repeat of 1980s - New York Times

A container terminal in Tokyo. Japan recorded its first trade surplus in six years in 2016. Credit Kimimasa Mayama/European Pressphoto Agency. TOKYO — President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal ...

China backs regional partnership after US walks away from TPP - The Hindu

China is hoping to galvanise two regional trade proposals — the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the Free-Trade Agreement of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), following the formal exit of the United States from the Trans Pacific ...

Smart Negotiator? Trump Flunks His First Big Deal - Newsweek

01_25_Trump_Trade_01 A Coast Guard inspects the the Endeavour (foreground) as a container ship sails past April 17, 2005 in Botany Bay, Sydney, Australia. Edward Alden writes that by withdrawing from the TPP Trump has showed he does not ...

Trump Killed TPP. What's Next For Trade in Asia? - The Diplomat

Free trade in Asia is far from dead. The question now is whether the U.S. will reap any of the benefits. By Ankit Panda for The Diplomat. January 24, 2017. On Monday, U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order withdrawing the United ...