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NBR Analysis (Oct 2012)

Getting the Trans-Pacific Partnership Over the Finish Line

Deborah Elms

Deborah Elms, Head of the Temasek Foundation Centre for Trade & Negotiations at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, discusses the benefits that the TPP would offer the United States and examines the remaining obstacles to concluding negotiations. Dr. Elms maintains that countries need to make strategic compromises in order to finalize an agreement that is in their best interest.

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Getting the Trans-Pacific Partnership Over the Finish Line
Deborah Elms

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