Energy Innovation in Brazil, China, and India: U.S. Policy Implications
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Scot Marciel, testified on December 18, 2013 about the economic aspects of the Obama Administration's rebalance to Asia, before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
APEC Economic Leaders’ 2014 Declaration: Beijing Agenda for an Integrated, Innovative, and Interconnected Asia-Pacific
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting took place in Beijing on November 10-11, 2014. One of the outcomes is a study on forming a regional free trade area.
The United States and China have developed competing visions for reviving ancient trade routes connecting Asia and Europe. The U.S. diplomatic strategy focuses on Afghanistan, while China hopes to economically integrate Central and South Asia. India and Russia also have regional ambitions.