Global Economics Monthly: Five Myths about TPP

April 1, 2013

The decision to welcome Japan into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) promises to be transformative, not only for the world’s third-largest economy (see March 2013 Global Economics Monthly), but also for the trade negotiations themselves. With Japan included, TPP will now cover nearly 40 percent of the world economy, and the group will have another champion of high-standard, 21st century rules at the table—albeit a complex one.

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Topics: ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) ASIA-PACIFC ECONOMIC COOPERATION (APEC)

Regions: JAPAN EAST ASIA SOUTHEAST ASIA ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: MATTHEW P. GOODMAN

Publishing Institution: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

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