Russia Doesn’t See Conclusion of TPP in ’Near Future’

(Corrects name of organization in first paragraph.)

Russian Economy Minister Andrei Belousov said he didn’t think the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement among about a dozen Asia-Pacific countries, would be concluded in the “near future.” Belousov spoke today at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vladivostok, Russia.

President Barack Obama last year called on negotiators to complete the agreement by November.

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