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Obama gets his 'fast track' to seal trade deals

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Executive Summary

President Barack Obama is now closer to being able to declare a major achievement in his second term with a little help from the so-called trade promotion authority (TPA), which the Senate delivered to him in a 60-38 vote on 24 June, which will help the White House seal a free-trade deal with 11 other nations – the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).






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