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Bye, bye TPP? Not so fast

The Donald, who has made opposition to free trade the centrepiece of his presidential campaign, may be more willing to moderate his positions on the issue if he comes into office

Mrs Clinton had to back down from her earlier support for the TPP and express mild opposition to the deal she had helped negotiate as secretary of state.


IF you like a touch of black humour, then try this. The way that many policymakers and analysts see the prospects for getting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade accord approved by Congress any time soon is recapped in this line: The TPP is now on death row.


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