Kerry defends TPP, hints candidates playing to Americans' trade fears

Apr 13, 2016

Kerry defends TPP, hints candidates playing to Americans' trade fears

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended a 12-nation Pacific trade agreement on Tuesday against what he suggested was fear-mongering by the leading U.S. presidential candidates. Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Kerry argued that the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that the Obama administration negotiated ...

U.S. presidential hopefuls united against TPP

Mar 31, 2016

U.S. presidential hopefuls united against TPP

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on almost nothing, except for their dislike of a sweeping agreement that would erase most tariffs and other trade barriers among the United States and 11 other nations. “Insanity,” Trump calls the deal. Democrat Bernie Sanders describes it ...

Mar 27, 2016

Japan plans to give small exporters helping hand ahead of TPP

The government is preparing to strengthen efforts to help small exporters before the giant Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact takes effect. Specifically, it is understood that it plans to sell regional products at Japanese convenience stores based in Southeast Asia on a trial basis. ...