• Kyodo


President Donald Trump’s administration is actively discussing the possibility of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal on condition that the United States renegotiate it to secure better terms, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday.

Citing Trump’s suggestion last month in Davos, Switzerland, that he will consider rejoining the TPP if the United States is able to strike a “substantially better deal,” Mnuchin said, “The president’s priority is bilateral, but I think he is open-minded.”

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