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TPP bills moving forward in Japan, New Zealand

November 4, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Trans-Pacific Partnership bills continue to advance in Japan and New Zealand as both countries move toward ratification. The Nikkei Asian Review reports today that a lower house committee voted to approve TPP on Friday “without the participation of the main opposition Democratic Party's lawmakers who walked out ahead of the vote,” setting up a full lower house vote next week. After that the bill will move to the Diet's upper house, where it is expected to be passed because the...

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