Obama Asian Trade Deal Potentially Largest Ever
The U.S. and 11 nations negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade deal are seeking an agreement by the end of the year. The accord, encompassing an area with about $28 trillion in annual output, would be the largest U.S. trade pact to date. Some members of Congress, labor unions and consumer groups say they want to have a greater say in what goes into the deal.
Published Oct. 6, 2013
Source: Bloomberg Data, World Bank
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