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Australia's Shadow Trade Minister Under Pressure To Oppose TPP

August 18, 2016 at 1:56 PM
Australia's new shadow trade minister, Jason Clare, and his Labor Party representing the opposition in the Australian Senate are facing pressure to come out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a move that could effectively stymie the TPP ratification process in Australia. The governing Liberal Party, which secured 30 of 76 total seats in the Senate, is dependent on the Labor Party's support if it wants TPP implementing legislation to pass the country's upper house, sources said. As the only opposition party...

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