战略牵制利弊谈

新德里——在最近的戛纳峰会上,G20暂时搁置(如果不是抛弃的话)了濒临失败的世界贸易组织多边贸易谈判多哈发展回合。饱受危机困扰的欧洲和美国正面临着国内保护主义抬头的潮流,忙于寻求遏制中国不透明的贸易竞争优势的办法。

将注意力从大西洋转向太平洋之后,美国总统奥巴马——他再一次把矛头指向了中国——现在抛出了一项新的地区贸易方案。为什么美国不愿意推进多哈回合,但又试图推行地区自由贸易协定呢?

答案就在以下事实。由美国及其他八个太平洋经济体政府(澳大利亚、文莱、智利、马来西亚、新西兰、秘鲁、新加坡和越南)提出的跨太平洋合作伙伴关系协定(TTP)的目标并不仅是贸易。

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