NEAEF and Free Trade Agreements at APEC

This past week, UHM hosted the 20th anniversary Northeast Asian Economic Forum conference and quite a few of our APEC interns contributed. You can see news coverage here:

I wanted to quickly share insights from our session. There is anticipation of APEC discussions on several regional trade agreements. In addition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), discussions are underway for a China, Japan, Korea (CJK) trade agreement. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is also deepening its interactions with partners in the region. The NEAEF resolution should be posted soon at

Graduate students Kanae Tokunaga, Tenzing and Olga Bogach Moulton were instrumental, as were Nai Yang Chang and Kyung Ri Lim.

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