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TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jan 14, 2019
Pacific trade deal spurs Canadian farm sales to Japan as U.S. looks on
At the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo last month, beef promoters flew in a chef from Canada to cook New York strip steaks for hungry Japanese importers and restaurant suppliers.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 22, 2018
Rationale for extending Japan's copyright protections unclear
Several weeks ago, I was surprised to read that a revision to the copyright law would go into effect on Dec. 30, extending the current protection period from 50 years after an author's death to 70 years. When the extension was first discussed as part of the original 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, I was under the impression that Japan had accepted the provision under pressure from the United States. Then U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew his country from the TPP and the copyright extension seemed dead, but apparently Japan revived it for the renegotiated TPP-11, which doesn't include the United States.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 19, 2017
How the prime minister can win over Japan's neighbors
Pulling South Korea and Indonesia into the TPP tent would make the free trade pact all the more meaningful.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 3, 2017
The rebirth of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Japan, New Zealand and other countries are working to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership without the United States.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 26, 2017
The TPP's second act
India and Japan are demonstrating that Asia's major powers can frustrate Chinese ambitions without the U.S.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Apr 29, 2017
Donald Trump's 'first 100 days' is down for the count
In American newspapers, wire services, cable TV and blogs, U.S. President Donald Trump is beset by a host of recurring brickbats, from complaints over his refusal to make public his income tax returns and alleged Russian connections, to his reputation as a male chauvinist and propensity to cite conspiracy theories and “alternative facts,” which he taps out via Twitter at all hours of the night.
Japan Times
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Jan 30, 2017
Japan breathes new life into regional, non-U.S. trade pact
With U.S. President Donald Trump's formal decision to withdraw from the long controversial American-led Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, attention in the Asia-Pacific region is turning toward making renewed efforts to complete a separate multilateral trade agreement that excludes the U.S. — the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
EDITORIALS
Jan 24, 2017
Worrisome U.S. trade policy
U.S. President Donald Trump is proving to be a man of his word u2014 to the consternation of U.S. trade partners.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 16, 2016
Populism trumping the TPP
Washington's ambitious plan to take on the might of China is dying.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 1, 2016
TPP is much more than just a free trade pact
As a trade accord, the TPP isn't a game-changer, but it's an important way to preserve the strength and unity of the U.S.' democratic allies in Asia.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 6, 2016
The predators behind the TPP
Twelve Pacific Rim countries representing around 40 percent of the global economy signed the u2028Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade accord on Thursday. Dutch author Karel van Wolferen u2028examines the corporate ramifications of the divisive deal
Japan Times
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Nov 16, 2015
TPP no done deal; hurdles include interpretation, legislative approval, U.S. election
The full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement was released this month. The document is a wide-ranging accord between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Nov 5, 2015
Park-Abe reconciliation comes on heels of TPP, China-Japan thaw
The recently sealed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact, Washington's urging for better relations with Tokyo and a thaw in ties between Japan and China appear to be why South Korea's leader decided to meet with her Japanese counterpart at last.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 3, 2015
How the TPP can transform Japan's economy
Regardless of whether or not the TPP is implemented, Japan's farmers must change their approach if they want to secure their futures rather than hope that subsidies will continue forever.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 3, 2015
The fraught politics of the TPP
Failure to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership in all 12 countries would be a major disappointment because it would bring vast economic benefits to all countries involved
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 14, 2015
Trans-Pacific Partnership isn't aimed at China
China is an important trade partner for the countries involved in the TPP, and its future participation in the trade bloc can't be ruled out.
EDITORIALS
Aug 7, 2015
A setback for the TPP talks
The government should use the setback in the TPP talks to reassess its position and carefully decide how to proceed in the negotiations.
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Jul 29, 2015
U.S. Congress' egocentric strategem in the TPP talks
With the passage of the Trade Promotion Authority Act, the U.S. will become increasingly self-centered in pursuit of its national interests in international trade negotiations, including the TPP.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 27, 2015
TPP's fate rests with Japan, U.S.
The success of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement now hinges on whether Tokyo and Washington can take advantage of progress in Congress to bridge their differences on trade.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 5, 2015
Americans understand free trade's dark side
The American people are intelligent and grown-up enough to hear the basic case against free trade, as well as the case in favor.

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