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TPP deal eludes Pacific trade ministers as talks break up over biologics patents, dairy trade

Protesters call for the rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal under negotiation in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday.


TRADE ministers of 12 Pacific Rim countries failed again to conclude a deal on a huge free-trade area and were to meet one more time Sunday in hopes of reaching agreement.

The ministers attempting to nail down a deal encompassing 40 per cent of the global economy began...