Aborting TPP: will US global leadership be crippled?
Date of Issue2016
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Apart from facilitating global trade between US and its Asia-Pacific partners, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) also seeks to promote better governance and human security. However the declared US intention to abort the TPP has shifted the ground for globalisation and moved key players to look inwards and prioritise national objectives over their commitment to multilateral cooperative frameworks.
East Asia and Asia Pacific
RSIS Commentaries, 286-16
Nanyang Technological University