US President Joe Biden (right) speaks during a meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol at the People’s House inside the Ministry of National Defence in Seoul on May 21. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden (right) speaks during a meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol at the People’s House inside the Ministry of National Defence in Seoul on May 21. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Biden’s blurry Indo-Pacific economic vision brings few new ideas to benefit Asia

  • The US president’s visit to Asia holds symbolic importance, but it is unclear what tangible benefits will emerge
  • Details on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework are in short supply, and the plan seems to offer little that Asia’s current bilateral and multilateral deals do not

US President Joe Biden (right) speaks during a meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol at the People’s House inside the Ministry of National Defence in Seoul on May 21. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden (right) speaks during a meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol at the People’s House inside the Ministry of National Defence in Seoul on May 21. Photo: AP
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