GOP Gets Tough on TPP

posted by Richard Katz on August 06, 2014

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

Tags: TPP Japan GOP

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For the same reason, while the total number of employees showed zero growth in June, unemployment rose from 3.5% in May to 3.7%. The 120,000 additional people who joined the labor force in that month could not find jobs.


Many in Japan were shocked when Republicans on Capitol Hill began castigating President Barack Obama for being too soft on Japan regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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