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Ambassadors Skeptical Of Quick TPP Conclusion After TPA Passage

June 24, 2015 at 11:03 AM
Foreign ambassadors from countries engaged in talks to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are casting doubt that negotiators will be able to quickly conclude their talks immediately after Congress passes Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). Ambassadors from Chile, Singapore and Peru each warned that passing TPA does not mean that concluding TPP is imminent because countries have outstanding issues that will still require negotiations at the highest political level. Among the outstanding issues they highlighted were intellectual property rights, the data...

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