Why Japan Should Join the TPP

March 1, 2013

Since the first merchant ship of the new American republic set sail from New York for Canton in 1784, trade has been at the heart of U.S. strategy in the Asia-Pacific. Deepening economic exchange with the world’s most dynamic region has not only promoted American prosperity; it has also been an essential underpinning of the U.S. military and diplomatic presence in the region.

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Topics: AGRICULTURE UNITED NATIONS (UN) MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT

Regions: JAPAN ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: MATTHEW P. GOODMAN MICHAEL J. GREEN

Publishing Institution: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

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