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More economies keen to join TPP but that will take years: PM Lee

Philippines, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan among them, but it must be doable economically and politically
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 05:50

Mr Lee and Philippine President Benigno Aquino at the Apec Summit in Manila on Thursday. The PM will next travel to KL on Friday for the Asean Summit.


SOME of the world's largest economies including South Korea and Indonesia have openly expressed interest in joining the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade pact, but it will likely take years before any new invitations are sent out, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien

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