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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Impacts on the US Economy

July 15, 2015

Asia on the RiseThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement being negotiated among 12 countries, including the US, has sparked a long, heated debate across the globe. Some key areas in the agreement include: intellectual property rights, telecommunications, state-owned enterprises, investment, labor and environmental standards. On July 20 in San Francisco, The Asia Foundation co-sponsors a discussion about the projected near and longer-term economic and other benefits of the TPP, and why the TPP has become the centerpiece of President Obama’s global trade agenda. Learn more.

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