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Japan could trump the US on TPP with revised Asia-Pacific trade accord

Tokyo's search for alternatives could see it take the lead in variety of tie-ups with, or without, Washington


A BIZARRE ritual, rather like formalising marriage with a deceased person, was enacted last Friday as Japan's Parliament ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - the same day that US President Donald Trump, who has struck what seems to be a lethal blow against the TPP,...

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