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Lew Says Enforceable Currency Rules Could Sink TPP, Former Secretaries Weigh In

April 21, 2015 at 8:24 PM
On the eve of a Finance Committee markup, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday (April 21) told the sponsors of the pending Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill that amendments seeking enforceable rules against currency manipulation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could make it hard to conclude an agreement given the opposition that other participants have expressed to it. In addition to the letter, Treasury has enlisted the help of Sens. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Tom Carper (D-DE) to offer an...

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