Aren't We Friends Anymore? - Part 3

posted by Richard Katz on August 01, 2014

Found in Japan, US, categorized in International Trade and Investment

Tags: Japan TPA TPP international trade

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All of this must be done quickly, with TPA passed and TPP talks concluded no later than the first few months of 2015, according to experts in Congressional procedures from both the American and Japanese side.


In thinking through a path by which the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could be ratified by Congress, here is the only scenario we—or others we have consulted—can come up with.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics In International Affairs, the New York correspondent for Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business magazine, and formerly the editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan.

Mr. Katz has taught about Japan’s economy as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the New York University Stern School of Business, and as a Visiting Lecturer in Economics at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook.

Mr. Katz is the author of two books on Japan's economic travails and has just finished a third book on reviving entrepreeurship in Japan.

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