US Capitol Capsule: US, eight nations reach deal on Trans-Pacific Partnership ‘broad outlines’
This article was originally published in Scrip
President Barack Obama announced on 12 November that the US had reached an agreement with eight other nations on broad outlines for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade agreement, which he insisted would "boost our economies,” while also “lowering barriers to trade and investment, increasing exports and creating more jobs for our people, which is my number-one priority".
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