Trump Taking Risk With Lax Asia Policy, Ex-USTR Official Says

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 1:17 PM EST) -- Between an abrupt withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and an early-stage policy heavily focused on enforcement, the Trump administration is at risk of being left out in the cold in the crucial Asia-Pacific region, former U.S. trade official Barbara Weisel told Law360.

Weisel, who led the U.S. through the TPP talks for years and stayed on as deputy U.S. trade representative for several months even after President Donald Trump abandoned the pact, said that the new administration is still formulating its Asia policy but that it...
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