Aaron Forsberg (U.S. Embassy Tokyo) & Rokuichiro Michii (Government of Japan), "Economic Policy Agenda for the Indo-Pacific Region"


Monday, November 28, 2022, 8:00pm to 9:15pm


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Aaron Forsberg 
Minister Counselor for Economic and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Embassy Tokyo
Rokuichiro Michii
Ambassador and Deputy Chief Negotiator for TPP, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan
Moderator: Christina L. Davis
Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government; and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

This seminar is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation.
Co-sponsored by the Harvard Undergraduate Japan Policy Network, the Harvard University Asia Center, and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

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Additional Resources

  1. U.S.-Japan Joint Leaders' Statement: "U.S.-Japan Global Partnership for a New Era." Published online by The White House, April 21, 2021.
  2. U.S. Department of State, "Joint Statement of the U.S.-Japan Economic Policy Consultative Committee: Strengthening Economic Security and the Rules-Based Order." Media Note, July 29, 2022.
  3. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, "Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prospertiy (IPEF) Ministerial." Press Release, Septempter 10, 2022. 
  4. Richard C. Bush, Tanvi Madan, Mireya Solis, Jonathan Stromseth, and Andrew Yeo, "An American strategy for the Indo-Pacific in an age of US-China Competition." Brookings Institution, Nov 2022.
  5. Emily Benson, William Alan Reinsch, and Grant Reynolds, "The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity." CSIS, June 27, 2022.
  6. "Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Joint Ministerial Statement on the Occasion of the Sixth Commission Meeting." Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan, October 12, 2022.
  7. "Japanese Diet Approves the Revised Beef Standards Mechanism under the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement." USTR, November 23, 2022.