Asia Society Policy Salon Tokyo (ASPST) | Breakfast #8 Wendy Cutler

“Stormy Forecast for Asia-Pacific Trade”

Asia Society Japan Center

Asia Society Policy Salon Breakfast Meeting #8

Monday, 8 July 2019

 

Ms. Wendy Culter

“Stormy Forecast for Asia-Pacific Trade”

Asia Society Japan Center was delighted to host a second Asia Society Policy Salon Tokyo (ASPST) breakfast meeting with guest speaker Wendy Cutler, currently the Vice President and Managing Director, Washington, D.C. Office of Asia Society Policy Institute. Ms. Cutler worked for the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) as a diplomat and negotiator for nearly thirty years.

Ms. Cutler’s initial remarks covered a broad range of topics on the prospects of trade talks between the US and China, the outcome of the G20, US-Japan negotiations and U.S. politics and the role of Congress, All topics were analyzed and discussed in depth.

Participants engaged in a lively conversation with Ms. Cutler about: Japan-China and Japan -Korea relations, the relevance of the game theory in the US-China trade dispute, US competitiveness, and the implications of resumed Congressional authority over trade issues.