COMMERCE: United States to Participate in Second Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) Negotiating Round in Indonesia

Friday, February 24, 2023

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The Department of Commerce and the Office of the United States Trade Representative today announced that a U.S. delegation will travel to Bali, Indonesia for the second negotiating round of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) from March 13-19, 2023. 

The interagency U.S. delegation will be led by Sharon H. Yuan, Department of Commerce Counselor and Chief Negotiator for Pillars II-IV, and Sarah Ellerman, IPEF Pillar I Chief Negotiator and Assistant United States Trade Representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific (Acting).

The first negotiating round was held in December 2022 in Brisbane, Australia. More information on the Brisbane negotiating round can be found here.

A special negotiating round on Pillars II-IV also was held earlier this month in New Delhi, India. More information can be found here.

Additional details regarding the Indonesia negotiating round will be provided at a later date.

For more information on IPEF, please visit