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EDITORIAL

Several major obstacles still in the way of achieving a TPP

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The twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministers in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii on July 31, 2015.

IT was always unduly optimistic to have assumed that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Hawaii would end in a done deal. The obstacles - access to agricultural markets, the car trade, extended protection for drugmakers, longer intellectual property protection for copyright, workers'