12 results about TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY (TPA)


NEWS

Trump threatens to tear up the trade rule book

February 27, 2017

The framework of rules for global trade has withstood some fearsome ructions over the past few years. The rise of China, which aroused resentment about job losses across the world; the global financia... READ MORE

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TPP ratification down to the wire in waning Obama White House

November 8, 2016

No matter who prevails in Tuesday’s presidential election, the U.S. ambassador to Canada says President Barack Obama is determined to win an uphill fight to get congressional approval of the controver... READ MORE

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Obama Defends Trans-Pacific Deal Against Strong Anti-Trade Tide

August 2, 2016

Battling a powerful anti-trade tide, President Obama vowed on Tuesday to continue pressing for his historic trans-Pacific trade deal over opposition from both Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump, sayi... READ MORE

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The TPP Train Could Still Get Derailed

January 6, 2016

Three months ago, trade negotiators pulled an all-nighter and wrapped up discussions on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Atlanta. There was much rejoicing, as it had been just over seven years s... READ MORE

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U.S. Election Debate Complicates Passage of Pacific Trade Pact

December 28, 2015

An international trade agreement embraced by President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Congress is drawing fire from many presidential candidates, illustrating the populist shift of both pa... READ MORE

NEWS

Lawmakers strike deal on key trade legislation

December 9, 2015

House and Senate lawmakers on Wednesday announced a deal that would bolster U.S. customs enforcement, among the key trade items on President Obama’s legislative agenda. After months of behind-the-scen... READ MORE

RESEARCH

Korea and the TPP: The Inevitable Partnership

August 1, 2015

Korea's decision to delay joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks was a tactical mistake. It is now left with primarily two options to participate: (1) ask to join the TPP, if possibl... READ MORE

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Political Timetables for US Free Trade Agreements

December 1, 2014

This piece looks at the time lag between FTA negotiations and implementation, focusing on United States Free Trade Agreements.

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Achieving Trade Promotion Authority Will Require a Heavy Lift from the President

January 1, 2014

Most observers agree the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will be tough to conclude because of the high-standard, comprehensive nature of the 12-country accord and the diversity of n... READ MORE

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Southeast Asia from Scott Circle

January 1, 2014

Most observers agree the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will be tough to conclude because of the high-standard, comprehensive nature of the 12-country accord and the diversity of n... READ MORE

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International Business Quarterly: Trade Promotion Authority and Global Value Chains

July 1, 2013

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman has been clear that President Obama will seek Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and House Ways and Means Committ... READ MORE

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The Challenges and Opportunities of International Trade: Past, Present, and Future

July 1, 2013

The administration is engaged in negotiations that go far beyond our nation’s vast expanses, Atlantic and Pacific, as well as our northern and southern borders. This demonstrates vividly that... READ MORE