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Ross touts Trump’s Indo-Pacific strategy as ‘more inclusive’ than TPP

November 13, 2017 at 6:49 PM
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday said the Trump administration’s Indo-Pacific plans could overshadow the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which moved forward over the weekend without the U.S. “We withdrew from a bad deal, not from a region,” Ross said during a Nov. 13 U.S.-Japan Council conference in Washington, DC. “In fact, President Trump’s Indo-Pacific strategy is even more inclusive geographically than that trade pact would have been.” President Trump, in a Nov. 10 speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in...

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