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Hawaii TPP Round Aims To Tackle IP, SOEs And Other Tough Issues

July 21, 2015 at 9:14 AM
Trade negotiators are aiming to tackle the most difficult outstanding issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, including intellectual property (IP), market access for goods, and state-owned enterprises, when they meet beginning Friday (July 24) for a negotiating round and subsequent ministerial in Hawaii. New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) on July 21 said it would send experts on these three issues – as well as on rules of origin (including textiles), legal and institutional issues, and...

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