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Trans-Pacific Partnership—Full Text

Categories: Asia,Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Treaties

The complete text of the 12 nation trade agreement in 30 chapters with 4 annexes and a variety of related instruments. The trade agreement will go to Congress for ratification consideration after a prescribed 90 day waiting period. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


Trade and Investment Policies in India, 2014-2015

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,India

Reviews significant trade and investment policies by the government of Narendra Modi since he took office in May 2014. From the U.S. International Trade Commission


Southeast Asia: Trends in U.S. and Chinese Economic Engagement in Indonesia and Vietnam

Categories: Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,indonesia,Vietnam

Presents case studies of U.S. and Chinese trade and investment competition in Vietnam and Indonesia. Public version of a report that is also being issued in a nonpublic, sensitive version for government officials. From the Government Accountability Office


The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Categories: Business/Economics,European Union,Foreign Trade/Investment,Great Britain,Treaties

Information on the background, negotiation process, and controversial points of the proposed European Union-U.S. free trade agreement. House of Commons Briefing Paper 06688


Summary of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Describes five defining features of the trade agreement which is designed to promote open trade and regional integration. Also provides a summary of the 30 chapters covering such topics as trade rules, customs, intellectual property, electronic commerce, labor, environment, competition policy, and dispute settlement. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers’ Statement

Categories: Asia,Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Treaties

Press release which announces the conclusion of the trade agreement among trade ministers of the 12 countries involved in the negotiations. Also describes next steps before implementation can occur. Claims to promote liberalized trade arrangements in goods and services while taking into account differing levels of development among the countries. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Detailed Summary of U.S. Objectives

Categories: Asia,Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

Describes the administration’s goals for TPP and presents in detail U. S. negotiating objectives. “An attempt to make trade negotiations transparent to the public.” From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


Biofuel Use in International Markets: The Importance of Trade

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

Reviews market trends for biofuels in the 2001-2013 period and why the U.S. became a net exporter of biofuels for the first time in 2010. From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture


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