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Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity

  At its core, the Economic Framework will link major economies and emerging ones to tackle 21st century challenges and promote fair and resilient trade for years to come.

Ambassador Katherine Tai

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President Biden Launches the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity
President Biden
About the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF)

In May 2022, the United States launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) with Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

This framework will advance resilience, sustainability, inclusiveness, economic growth, fairness, and competitiveness for our economies.

About the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF)

Read more about the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

President Biden
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Trade Pillar

On September 9, 2022, USTR and 12 IPEF partners issued a ministerial statement outlining the scope of future negotiations for the Trade Pillar. The Trade Pillar, includes Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

Negotiating Goals for the Connected Economy (Trade) Pillar

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  The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is a clear demonstration of the Biden Administration’s commitment to pursuing economic engagement that benefits American workers, families, and businesses.

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo