Carrying the Torch of Free Trade in the Indo-Pacific: Japan’s Challenging Role


Japan’s Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi signs the rebranded 11-nation Pacific trade pact Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Santiago, on March 8, 2018. A slimmed-down trade pact signed on Thursday will allow eleven Asia-Pacific nations to push forward with economic integration in the face of greater US protectionism, even if the new deal will offer less benefits than originally hoped. / AFP PHOTO / CLAUDIO REYES (Photo credit should read CLAUDIO REYES/AFP via Getty Images)

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