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Trans-Pacific Partnership

Sep 24 2013
Written by James Politi and Shawn Donnan | Posted on The Financial Times

A bipartisan majority of the US Senate demanded that US President Barack Obama address “currency manipulation” in trade negotiations with 12 Pacific nations, throwing up a potential roadblock as the talks approach their final stages.
 

Sep 24 2013
Written by Vicki Needham | Posted on The Hill

A majority of congressional lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to crack down on currency manipulation as part of negotiations on an Asia-Pacific trade deal. 

Sep 10 2013
McClatchy - Tribune Information Services

The American Automotive Policy Council, a trade group representing the Big Three automakers, is pushing back hard against Japan's new place at the negotiating table for one of the most comprehensive free-trade deals in years.

Initially conceived as an 11-country bloc when it was announced in Nov. 2011, the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement aims to create a free-trade group with countries such as Vietnam, New Zealand and Malaysia. In July, during the 18th round of negotiations, Japan joined the talks, and the countries involved ambitiously hope to wrap up the discussions in October.

Sep 09 2013
Written by Jamison Cocklin | Posted on Vindy.com

The American Automotive Policy Council, a trade group representing the Big Three automakers, is pushing back hard against Japan’s new place at the negotiating table for one of the most comprehensive free-trade deals in years.

Initially conceived as an 11-country bloc when it was announced in Nov. 2011, the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement aims to create a free-trade group with countries such as Vietnam, New Zealand and Malaysia. In July, during the 18th round of negotiations, Japan joined the talks, and the countries involved ambitiously hope to wrap up the discussions in October.

Aug 26 2013
MENAFN.COM

A proposed international trade treaty involving Pacific nations including Japan could threaten the domestic auto recovery here and in other industrial Midwestern states if it isn't smartly negotiated, the Big Three U.S. auto companies and Ohio senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown said.

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