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Eyes on Asia: Tai talks framework with South Korea; Taiwan asks to join

January 19, 2022 at 3:51 PM
U.S. and South Korean officials on Tuesday discussed the Biden administration’s plans to forge a new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, with South Korea asking for “close consultations” on the new initiative, according to a South Korean government readout. The Biden administration in October announced it would launch the framework to focus on the digital economy, supply chains, sustainability and workers’ rights. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo traveled separately to the region shortly after to discuss the...

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