SouthViews No. 131, 25 August 2016
TPPA may fall victim to US political dynamics
By Martin Khor
The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement has become a political football in the US Presidential elections and with the public mood so against trade agreements, the TPPA faces the real possibility of being discarded. No country was more active in pushing for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). In the five years of negotiations, the United States cajoled, persuaded and pressurised its trade partners to take on board its issues and positions.
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This article was tagged: Regional Trade Agreements, Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), United States (US)