The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

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This report discusses the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), a free trade agreement that includes nations on both sides of the Pacific. Original members of the TPP were Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore. The United States, Australia, Peru, and Vietnam have committed themselves to joining and expanding this group. This report discusses similar trade partnerships, the importance of Asia to U.S. trade and security interests, and U.S. participation in the TPP.

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Creation Date: December 12, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Fergusson, Ian F.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Vaughn, Bruce

Specialist in Asian Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: December 12, 2011
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United States
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Australia
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Brunei Darussalam
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Chile
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Malaysia
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New Zealand
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Peru
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Singapore
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Vietnam
Description:

This report discusses the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), a free trade agreement that includes nations on both sides of the Pacific. Original members of the TPP were Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore. The United States, Australia, Peru, and Vietnam have committed themselves to joining and expanding this group. This report discusses similar trade partnerships, the importance of Asia to U.S. trade and security interests, and U.S. participation in the TPP.

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21 pages.

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