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Raimondo: U.S. eyeing Indo-Pacific framework ‘more robust’ than CPTPP

November 15, 2021 at 5:26 PM
The Biden administration is working to develop an Indo-Pacific economic framework that goes beyond traditional free trade agreements like the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said in Japan on Monday. During her first visit to the Indo-Pacific region as Commerce secretary, Raimondo cited supply chains and the digital economy as potential areas for cooperation under the new framework -- adding some context and details to an approach the administration to date has described only...

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