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US unlikely to ratify TPP in Obama's term: PM

America's reputation as a credible partner on the line if it fails to deliver on its promise of ratifying the 12-nation FTA, he tells Time magazine
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 05:50

Mr Lee feels that there is no reason to believe that America is on a downhill slope for the next 15-20 years, despite its economic difficulties and the fractious nature of its politics.


IT is increasingly likely that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - a mega free trade deal involving Singapore and 11 nations - won't be ratified by the time US President Barack Obama steps down next January.

Giving his latest take on the impasse, Singapore Prime

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