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Ross: TPP progress will be maintained through symmetrical bilaterals

May 26, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Progress achieved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations can be maintained and advanced through a series of symmetrical bilateral trade agreements with Asia-Pacific countries, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday. “The gains achieved in TPP need not backslide, and one way to achieve this is to pursue multiple bilateral trade deals,” Ross said in May 26 remarks to the ASEAN Business Council. “We should be able to create symmetry so that each takes us to a similar place. After all, we...

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