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News Economy General
September 23, 2020  

Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan: Congressman

Says the renegotiated NAFTA offers a model for resurrecting the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 13, 2018  

Trump flip-flops on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific Rim deal

Facing pressure from farm-state Republicans afraid of protectionist trade policies leading to trade war with China that would hit rural America.

News Manufacturing General
February 21, 2018  

Data protection provisions of Pacific trade deal raise questions

One privacy advocate wonders whether the wording would truly help protect sensitive personal data.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 2, 2018  

Details trickle out about cultural exemptions in Pacific Rim trade deal

Includes cultural exemption that specifically includes web content.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 24, 2018  

Trudeau Liberals urged to shed light on Pacific Rim deal

Critics note tight-lipped manner is reminiscent of their secretive Conservative predecessors and the TPP deal.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2017  

Trudeau embrace of TPP could hurt tough NAFTA talks with Trump: experts

Makes sense to step back, evaluate Canada’s long-term offensive and defensive interests: Ed Fast.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 11, 2017  

Japan to host TPP Pacific Rim trade pact talks, minus the US

Looking for progress on an alternative that does not include America before an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam.

News Manufacturing General
November 22, 2016  

Asia laments Trump rejection of Pacific trade pact

Decline of the 12-nation trade pact could give a boost to alternative initiative promoted by China.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 19, 2016  

Pacific trade pact would deliver modest gains to US

Federal panel says exports would increase, but imports would rise more.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 23, 2015  

Senate poised to advance Obama’s fast track trade bill

But unions hope to kill it.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 3, 2015  

Japan-US trade deal possible by spring, negotiator says

The two countries must set a deal before the Trans-Pacific Partnership can be finalized.