The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A New Role of the United States of America and Japan in the Asia-Pacific

27 Pages Posted: 20 Mar 2017  

Gustavo Ytokazu

Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, Students

Date Written: February 15, 2017

Abstract

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is currently in a very challenging situation. After years of negotiation, the TPP was finally signed. However, once Trump Administration has begun, the United States of America is no longer supporting the TPP and this uncertain situation may generate new possibilities for the TPP members. In this regard, this article evaluates the new role of the USA and Japan towards the Asia-Pacific.

Keywords: TPP, Japan, US, USA, Asia-Pacific, role

JEL Classification: F59, F19, Q27

Suggested Citation

Ytokazu, Gustavo, The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A New Role of the United States of America and Japan in the Asia-Pacific (February 15, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2934300 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2934300

Gustavo Ytokazu (Contact Author)

Kyushu University - Graduate School of Law, Students ( email )

Fukuoka
Japan

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