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Industry Reps Say Anti-Trade Sentiment Makes TPP Approval Uncertain

March 31, 2016 at 12:42 AM
The intense anti-trade sentiment of the presidential campaign is putting in doubt the congressional approval of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to two private-sector lobbyists backing the deal. Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said on March 30 that the depth of the criticism targeting the current trade model is unprecedented and makes the approval of TPP “far from certain.” He spoke at a breakfast for New Zealand Prime...


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