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Outside voices: An IPEF question -- if not market access, what?

May 18, 2022 at 2:59 PM
If low-tariff market access won’t lure participants to the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, what will? How about trade facilitation, the broad-scale removal of administrative inhibitors that could be the inducement to attract the “large emerging markets” of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations? Neils Graham, assistant director of the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center, which focuses on economics and foreign policy, thinks so . He writes this week that “to effectively incentivize developing economies’ participation in IPEF, the U.S. should place particular...


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