TPA: The Discontent Behind the Dysfunction, Part 1

posted by Richard Katz on June 17, 2015

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

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Most of the participants in the debate are acting as if our only choices are either the current version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) or else no TPP at all. The time has come for a third option: a better TPP.


Putting off TPA vote to July 30 may be the best option if it gives time for viable compromise.

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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