The government on Wednesday set out how the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact could aid businesses in an effort to quell unease among the agriculture industry and small and midsize businesses.
U.S. President Barack Obama is pressuring Canada and the other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to approve the trade deal as quickly as possible.
On Nov 5th 2015, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand has released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) agreement on its website.
New leaks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership reveal Australia could be signing up to provisions that bolster the power of pharmaceutical companies and weaken our safeguards, writes Deborah Gleeson.
Wikileaks revealed draft text of the Investment Chapter in the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement on March 25th . The TPP Investment Chapter is dated 20 January 2015.
TOKYO (AP) — A deal between Japan and the U.S. needed to move ahead with a Pacific Rim trade pact is possible by this spring, a top Japanese trade negotiator said Tuesday.
Japan’s new Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Yoshimasa Hayashi, who previously served in the position in 2012–14, was a logical choice to take over from his disgraced predecessor Koya Nishikawa. He arrived at the Prime Minister’s Office (Kantei) only five minutes after Nishikawa left, and was apparently selected because he was ‘the only one that could immediately do the job’.
Vietnam and the U.S. have vowed to closely coordinate in boosting cooperation between the two countries, including finalizing negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
By the end of 2014, TPP members underwent 19 official rounds of negotiations and many others at chief negotiator and ministerial levels along with high-level meetings.
The proposed ASEAN Economic Community could offer new market opportunities for nations such as Japan that are currently in talks to form the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a Malaysian minister has said.