Inside US Trade: Clinton Leans Against TPP, But Stops Short Of Total Denouncement

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Wednesday (Oct. 7) said she is “not in favor” of what she understands so far of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, citing its failure to address currency manipulation and its protections for pharmaceutical companies, but stopped well short of declaring her firm opposition to the deal. [Reposted from Inside…

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Meat & Poultry: Ticked at TPP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership are raising their voices just as multiple industries in the United States applaud US trade negotiators for reaching an agreement on the trade pact. [Reposted from Meat & Poultry  |  Erica Shaffer  |  October 6, 2015] R-CALF USA expressed its opposition to the deal because it…

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International Business Times: Trans-Pacific Partnership: US, Pacific Rim Nations Reach TPP Trade Deal

ATLANTA — Ending seven years of stop-and-start negotiations, officials from 12 Pacific Rim countries clinched early Monday a free-trade agreement that will allow two-fifths of the world’s goods and services to move more easily — but not entirely freely — across national borders. The pact, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, also poses a challenge to China, by…

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Bernie Sanders Calls Agreement of Trans-Pacific Partnership ‘Disastrous’

  Moments after the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a surging contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, called the accord “disastrous.” [ by Ross Barkan | October 5, 2015 | Observer ] Mr. Sanders, an independent and self-identified socialist, has joined organized…

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Ford Statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

  Editor’s Note:  The following is a statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) from Ziad Ojakli, Group Vice President for Government and Community Relations: WASHINGTON, DC, October  5, 2015 – “As a top U.S. exporter, Ford supports free trade agreements that result in real market openings and a level playing field for all to compete. “Within…

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