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Ryan Says TPP Ministerial Tentatively Set For May; Airs Worries On TPA Lag

March 26, 2015 at 8:57 PM
The head of the House Ways & Means Committee on March 26 said Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries have tentatively planned to hold a ministerial meeting in late May, but expressed worry that the hold-up in renewing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) could delay the talks as well as congressional consideration of a final TPP deal. "It's clear to me from our trading partners that TPA is real, it's serious, and they're waiting for TPA before they bring their best, last offer...

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