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America requires a better trade policy with China.

The United States and its allies’ efforts to balance China’s superpower ambitions grew more serious in 2022. Missing from this defensive formula is a positive strategy for competing with China on trade. A report from the Asia Society Policy Institute offers a road map for repairing this strategic deficiency. The authors of a new report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership call for tougher rules of origin and a tougher approach to state-owned enterprises. Lowering trade barriers with friendly countries might win more support if it were pitched as part of an agenda for U.S. economic competitiveness.