The New US-Asia Trade Paradigm

Trade Finance
02.21.13
In this article, Welles Orr discusses the prospects and challenges for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in 2013. The second-term Obama Administration is expected to be fully engaged in moving to conclusion the 11 nation TPP negotiations, which have been a driving force of U.S. trade policy over the past three years. While the TPP agenda is daunting, there has been progress in some areas. Ambassador Kirk continues to say that substance will determine the timing, but is optimistic a final TPP deal can be reached in the near future.
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