The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations

This resource will track statements, developments, visits, and other interactions in US-Asia Pacific relations under the President Trump administration. Special focus will be given to the comments and activities of President Donald J. Trump; Vice President Mike Pence; United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer; Secretary of Defense James Mattis; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Jr.

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Secretary Ross' Remarks During CPAC [Conservative Political Action Conference] - China, Japan, and Southeast Asia

Trade Delegation in China

Secretary Ross's Remarks on Trade Negotiations with China

Secretary Ross's Remarks on Newest Tariffs Against China - CNBC

Secretary Ross's Remarks on Chinese Investment and the US Response

"As competitors like China explore opportunities to leverage state financing to pave economic inroads, U.S. government foreign investment entities remain fragmented and outdated. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the leading U.S. development finance institution, is …

Secretary Ross's Remarks During Fox Business Interview on Tariffs Against China

Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Ross's Remarks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum

Secretary Ross's Remarks on Workforce Training - China

"The shortage of the most highly trained technologists and engineers is both an economic and a national security issue. One of the biggest risks our employers and our military contractors face is having foreign nationals …

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the CVD Investigation of Imports of Rubber Bands from China and Negative Preliminary Determination in the CVD Investigation of Imports of Rubber Bands from Thailand

"Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of rubber bands from China finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies of 125.77 percent, and announced …

Secretary Ross's Remarks During National Security and Commercial Satellite Technology - China and India

Secretary Ross Testimony on Trade Tariffs Policy - China

Secretary Ross was questioned by numerous senators on how recent US tariff policies would affect US trade with China. View their remarks here: Senator Michael Bennet (CO); Senator John Thune (SD); Senator Sherrod Brown (OH); …

Secretary Ross' Meetings with Chinese Officials

Over the weekend, Administration officials, led by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, concluded a series of meetings in Beijing with a delegation from the government of China, as part of ongoing trade discussions. The meetings …

Secretary Ross Interview with CNBC on Chinese Company ZTE

"The United States is looking at alternatives to the crippling sanctions threatening the survival of Chinese telecom giant ZTE, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Thursday. Ross said on 'Squawk Box' the U.S. is …

Secretary Ross' Remarks During Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request - Chinese Investment

Secretary Ross' Remarks During Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request - Chinese Tariffs

Secretary Ross' Remarks During Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request - South Korea and China