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Our Health and Free Trade: Tobacco and TPP

As we near the end of 2014, it looks as if we will conclude yet another year without having finalized the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations. Nevertheless, the negotiations are still moving along slowly. Negotiators are scheduled to meet this … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room: WTO Bali Trade Package Shows Minimal Progress

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              The World Trade Organization (WTO)¬†talks in Bali concluded with some progress last week. However, there still is not a substantial deal to move global trade liberalization forward for the benefit of all 159 … Continue reading

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TPP Demonstrates Difficulties in Multilateral Trade Negotiations

Multilateral trade pacts, with all of their promises for economic growth and job creation, are becoming just too difficult to complete, especially within the time frame allotted.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement 18th Round Begins Today

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The 18th round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations between the United States and 11 other countries¬†starts today in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Japan, which officially joined the TPP in March, will participate in the negotiations for the first time. So … Continue reading

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