Japan

From TPP to CPTPP

By Matthew P. Goodman — Today in Santiago, Chile, 11 Asia-Pacific countries signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a multilateral free trade agreement formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Notwithstanding U.S. withdrawal from TPP early…

Japan: Energy & Geopolitics

Japan’s energy mix has undergone considerable changes since the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, resulting in growing natural gas imports and coal use. In this Energy 360° podcast Ken Koyama, Managing Director and Chief Economist of The Institute of Energy Economics,…

India in Trump’s Asia

By Sarah Watson — On the surface, President Trump’s first visit to Asia was not about India. Delhi was not on the agenda, and India is not a full member of the regional groupings (ASEAN and APEC) whose summits were…