Led by the United States, more and more countries are increasingly worried about their economic overdependence on China. From supply chain disruptions to economic coercion, the risks are becoming increasingly apparent. But for close neighbors such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, whose economies are closely tied to China’s, de-risking is not an easy proposition.
How important is de-risking and economic diversification to China’s Northeast Asian neighbors? What steps are they taking to do this? This webinar, recorded live on August 22, discusses de-risking calculations in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
feature Christina Lai, Associate Researcher, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica, Adjunct Professor of Global Security Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Kazuto Suzuki, Professor of Science and Technology Policy, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo, Director of Economic Security Institute, Institute of Geoeconomics; and Won Ho Yeon, Researcher and head of the economic security group of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), member of the National Security Office (Presidential Palace) and the Policy Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.