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TPP 11 committed to go ahead despite the Trump administration dropping out

Monday, May 22nd 2017 - 08:51 UTC
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Asia-Pacific trade ministers agreed to try to revive a massive free trade pact, even though the United States reaffirmed its decision to pull out, as fears grow of a new global era of protectionism. The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) covered 40% of the global economy before US President Donald Trump abruptly abandoned it in January, to meet a campaign pledge to save American jobs which he says have been sucked up overseas. Read full article

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  • Skip

    Well the rest of us don't stop doing things just because the US is chucking a tantie.

    In related news, the Pacific Alliance is looking to expand outwards and has targeted NZ and Australia as prime future members.

    May 22nd, 2017 - 01:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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    REF:Trump administration dropping out: CORRECTION: “Trump dropping out of administration [S00N!]”

    May 23rd, 2017 - 12:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • David E.H. Smith

    DECADES of LITIGATION AHEAD for WANNA-BE MILLIONAIRE TPP, et al, INVESTORS as Financially Ruinous & Unapproved Morphing of Treaty/'Arrangements' Punish Taxpaying Voters; The Global Corporate Assocs. will get it 'Even More Right' after Dark (without Scrutiny)?

    The BASIS for TREATIES/'ARRANGEMENTS' LITIGATION as an INVESTMENT (FULL Article, see, davidehsmith.wordpress.com):
    'The SHAREHOLDERS & Corporations of America, the Trans-Pacific nations, the EU, Canada, China, et al
    v.
    The 'harmless' Canadian NON-shareholders, et al, both; Native & non Native'.

    SUING the GLOBAL CORPORATE ECONOMY; GETTING TPP, et al, nations to PAY The COMPENSATION

    BETTER CHANCE of INVESTORS GETTING PAID & the 'harmless' CITIZENS REMAINING NON-LIABLE IF U.S. & CANADA OUT of GLOBAL TREATIES?
    WHY would the Citizens of any Semi-Democratic Country Allow its Corporately Lobbied Government to Sign Treaties/'Arrangements' & its Gov't. Encourages Corporations to Punitively Punish the 'harmless' Citizens via Secret Tribunals?

    TRUMP'S CORPORATE USA PROTECTS TAXPAYERS from MASSIVE TREATY/'ARRANGEMENTS' LITIGATION COSTS & PENALTIES;
    WHO'S NEXT TO EXIT?
    ***
    FULL Article, see, 'The BASIS for TREATIES/'ARRANGEMENTS' LITIGATION as an INVESTMENT'; davidehsmith.wordpress.com
    ***
    Also see; 'INSIDER TRADING' & 'CSIS; The THREAT ASSESSMENT', davidehsmith.wordpress.com

    May 23rd, 2017 - 10:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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