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Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released

New Zealand's Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker says the deal will likely come into force at the end of 2018 or the first half of 2019.


THE final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of the Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing economies was released on Wednesday, signalling the pact was a step closer to reality even without its star member the United States.

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