• Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    11 Asia Pacific countries sign up to new trade pact
    Malaysia and 10 other Asia Pacific countries signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Santiago, Chile on Thursday.
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:48:12
    Without US, 11 Asia-Pacific states sign trade deal
    Eleven nations signed a slimmed-down version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement Thursday, moving to lower tariffs just as US President Donald Trump raised them after withdrawing from the deal.
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  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:31:28
    11 Pacific trade pact countries go it alone without US
    A year after an abrupt US withdrawal left a fledgling 12-nation Pacific trade pact for dead, the 11 remaining states will sign a re-vamped deal Thursday aimed at slashing tariffs.
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:50:01
    Text of revised Pacific trade deal released
    Details of a revamped cross-Pacific pact aimed at slashing trade barriers were released Wednesday amid a renewed push for the United States to rejoin the 11-nation deal.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:52:50
    11 Asia-Pacific nations agree to move towards trade deal without US: Japan
    Eleven Asia-Pacific nations on Tuesday agreed to move toward signing a massive trade deal, Japanese officials said, after they revived it following the pullout of the United States.
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  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Preliminary pact reached on TPP: minister
    PRELIMINARY agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the Apec Economic Leaders’ Week.
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:48:54
    Preliminary agreement reached on TPP: VN trade Minister
    Preliminary agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:55:34
    11 nations enter final stretch on TPP deal
    A ministerial meeting of 11 signatory countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement kicked off Wednesday, aiming to reach a broad agreement for the pact to take effect without the United States, which has pulled out of the deal.
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  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    It’s time Japan gave up on its TPP dream
    Negotiators from the 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement held a meeting in Japan’s hot-spring resort town of Hakone last week where they decided to push ahead with the agreement without any significant changes.
  • Wed, 14 Jun 2017 01:00:00
    Study on TPP benefits ‘picking up pace’
    THAILAND is speeding up its evaluation of the case for joining the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) after the trade pact was thrown into doubt by the withdrawal of the United States, a source at the Commerce Ministry said.
  • Mon, 29 May 2017 01:00:00
    11 TPP nations should compromise to bring trade pact into force
    It is safe to say that the latest development in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has just about managed to keep the free trade pact alive after the deadlock caused by the United States’ withdrawal from the accord.
  • Sun, 28 May 2017 01:00:00
    Keeping an open mind at trade talks
    Rashly, United States President Donald Trump marked his first day in office by formally announcing his nation’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
  • Sun, 21 May 2017 14:40:31
    Trump trade chief rules out US return to TPP
    HANOI - The United States will not return to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Washington's trade chief Robert Lighthizer said Sunday, as the 11 other countries involved scrambled to save the free trade deal.
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  • Sun, 21 May 2017 13:55:13
    What now for the TPP?
    HANOI - It was billed as the world's biggest trade deal, a feather in the cap of globalisation advocates that promised to re-write the rules for 21st century commerce.
  • Sun, 21 May 2017 13:47:25
    Pacific Rim nations fight to save TPP trade pact
    HANOI- Asia-Pacific trade ministers agreed Sunday to attempt to resuscitate a massive free trade pact thrown into doubt by a Donald Trump-inspired US pullout, as fears rumble of a new global era of protectionism.
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