United States, 11 nations on verge of historic Pacific Rim trade accord

Monday, October 5, 2015 | Tag Cloud

(Worthy News) - The United States, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim nations were on the verge of a final agreement Sunday night on the largest free-trade accord in a generation, an ambitious effort led by the Obama administration to knit together economies across a vast region.

The deal would cap more than five years of arduous negotiations on a project central to President Obama’s economic agenda and potentially hand him a legacy-defining victory late in his presidency.

Negotiators said that they were near a consensus on terms for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after a feverish week of talks here among trade ministers who sought to close the gaps on several lingering disputes. Plans to publicly announce a deal in the afternoon were delayed several times as the parties wrangled over the technical details related to market access for dairy products and new-generation biologic medicines. [ Source ]

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7 thoughts on “United States, 11 nations on verge of historic Pacific Rim trade accord

  1. Sure it is. It is certainly being covered by the media. I have read several different articles on it today, from several different countries around the world, including America, Canada, Australia, NZ, Tonga, Japan, and others

  2. Trippy thing about the socialist overthrow of Our Nation. Just how many puppets they got to cover their tracks. Wonder who they sold Our Country to. One thing for sure, the media won't let people know til the deal is sealed. Gotta love the loyalty of their groupies. Or maybe not...

  3. I'm not amazed by the lack of media coverage as it is par for our country's current course. Yet Christ reigns so I rejoice at the opportunity to serve Him with my life while the Cross and the hope of His return fuel my charge! :)

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