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As Trump imposes 232 tariffs, TPP-11 countries sign new deal without the U.S.

March 8, 2018 at 2:34 PM
While the White House plans to impose steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, roiling allies across the globe who hope to qualify for exclusions, the 11 members of the new Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday signed their modified trade pact, inking a deal that was upended when President Trump withdrew the U.S. from it last January. The signing in Santiago, Chile, was a reunion of sorts for the TPP-11 countries, which met in Chile last March to discuss a...

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