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TOE Alert: Some Real Momementum on TPP Raises Likelihood of Conclusion, But Still Uphill Climb

posted by Richard Katz on January 24, 2015

Found in Japan, categorized in International Trade and Investment

Tags: trade TPP Japan Richard Katz TOE

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We are raising our own sense to 30% and could raise it higher depending on the amount of progress made at US-Japan negotiations this week in the US, and movement on getting the TPA through Congress by March.

Abstract

Richard discusses the likelihood of the U.S. and Japan reach the TPP pact this year.

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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