Free trade will not have an ally in the White House next year

June 26, 2016

When Donald Trump rode down his golden escalator and announced his run for the US presidency last summer, few may have recognised the official end of the era of free-trade politics. Mr Trump has made opposition to trade a cornerstone of his successful Republican primary campaign, alongside immigration. For her part, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has likewise denounced the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a landmark trade agreement negotiated by the US, Japan and 10 other nations.

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Topics: MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT

Regions: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

Authors: FINANCIAL TIMES

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