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Peru's Lingering Labor Issues Raise Political Hurdles For TPP's Passage

August 4, 2016 at 12:23 PM
Peru's lingering compliance issues with labor provisions in its bilateral free trade agreement with the United States would have no effect on the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which has similar labor provisions. However, it could create political headaches for the Obama administration as it pursues a lame-duck vote on the TPP deal, sources told Inside U.S. Trade . Sources said there is no language in TPP legally linking Peru's compliance under its existing bilateral FTA to the passage and...

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