On February 12, 2016, USFIA President Julia K. Hughes joined Mara Burr, former Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, in publishing an op-ed in the Sourcing Journal on the broader impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The op-ed was published during the ASEAN Summit in California, and discusses the geopolitical implications of the historic agreement. The op-ed is available on the Sourcing Journal website