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How a Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Got Made Without Trump

Mar 8, 2018 | 19:22 GMT
Trade ministers and representatives attend a meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Singapore.

Trade ministers and representatives attend a meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Singapore. The countries represented included Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, the United States, Vietnam and Singapore.

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The trade deal once touted as a hallmark of U.S. efforts to check China's rise has at last crossed the finish line -- without its one-time leader. On March 8, the 11 remaining members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the rebranded and scaled back version of TPP,...

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