Under Secretary Krach Advances Global Economic Security at Indo-Pacific Business Forum

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 12, 2019   Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach made three major announcements in energy, infrastructure and digital initiatives at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) in Bangkok.  Together they represent advanced efforts in all three economic pillars of the Indo-Pacific Strategy to incorporate globally trusted ...
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2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum Showcases High-Standard U.S. Investment

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 Over 1,000 business and government leaders from the United States and across the Indo-Pacific region gathered on November 4 in Bangkok for the Indo-Pacific Business Forum to promote the value of high-standard investment, transparency, rule of law, and private-sector-led economic development. The nearly 200 U.S. business executives in attendance represented ...
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Release of the United States’ Report on the Implementation of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 On the occasion of the 2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum and the East Asia Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, the U.S. Department of State is pleased to release a progress report on the implementation of the U.S. whole-of-government strategy for the Indo-Pacific region. “A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Advancing a Shared Vision” ...
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Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 The Indo Pacific Transparency Initiative was announced by Vice President Pence in November 2018 at the APEC CEO Summit in Papua New Guinea. The Transparency Initiative encompasses more than $600 million in programs that have been funded since the beginning of the Trump Administration. These programs promote civil society, rule ...
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The United States and ASEAN: Expanding the Enduring Partnership

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 3, 2019 U.S. engagement with the ten member states of ASEAN has never been stronger.  The United States welcomed ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Outlook, and its close complementarity with America’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, as well as the regional approaches of our allies and partners.  The United States aims to uphold sovereignty, transparency, good governance, ASEAN centrality, ...
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President Trump’s Administration is Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Through Investments and Partnerships in Economics, Security, and Governance

Issued on November 18, 2018 https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-trumps-administration-advancing-free-open-indo-pacific-investments-partnerships-economics-security-governance/ A Steadfast and Enduring Commitment: Vice President Pence visited Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea this week to reaffirm President Trump’s commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. For two centuries, American security and prosperity have depended upon free and open ...
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Fact Sheet: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 18, 2018 https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2018/11/287433.htm One year ago in Vietnam, President Donald J. Trump laid out America’s vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. This week, Vice President Michael R. Pence reaffirmed the ironclad and enduring U.S. commitment to the ...
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Sec. Pompeo Remarks on “America’s Indo-Pacific Economic Vision”

SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. It’s great to be with you. Thank you, Tom, for the kind introduction. Thanks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for having me here and hosting this important Indo-Pacific Business Forum as well. I’m glad to see, too, many American business leaders with us here today. I did this for a ...
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