Kevin Rudd | The Trumping of Asia4 min read . Updated: 01 Jan 2018, 08:44 PM IST
With the US having eschewed both the TPP and RCEP, its relevance to the Asia-Pacific region's futurein terms of employment, trade, and investment growthis declining fast,says Kevin Rudd
In the last year, the single most pointless wound inflicted by the US on Asia, not to mention itself, was its abandonment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In one fell swoop, the once great free-trading nation that was the United States of America died, leaving the global trading system utterly rudderless.
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