Gist of ministerial talks of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

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The following is the gist of the outcome of the first in-person ministerial meeting of the 14 countries participating in the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, held for two days through Friday in Los Angeles. Members: -- to enter into formal negotiations to create a high-standard economic agreement. -- seek to establish an information-sharing mechanism to address supply chain disruptions. -- seek to increase investment in critical sectors and goods. -- seek to promote trusted, secure cross-border data flows. -- seek to facilitate trade through simplified customs procedures. -- seek to e...

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