This website provides research papers, results and data from an ongoing study of trade flows and trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific region, with particular attention to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations. The principal researchers are Peter A. Petri, Michael G. Plummer and Fan Zhai.
The team gratefully acknowledges the support of the East-West Center, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and the Asia-Pacific Center of the Brandeis International Business School. Information on this website is generated in our capacity as independent researchers and does not represent the views of any institution with which we are affiliated or that provides support.
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