The Los Angeles Times: ‘This isn’t NAFTA,’ U.S. trade representative says about Trans-Pacific Partnership




Dec 10, 2015 | Source: The Los Angeles Times Ater years of negotiations, the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries wrapped up a sweeping trade agreement in October that supporters say will eliminate obstacles such as tariffs and set standards for doing business in 40% of the global economy. The deal has faced tough opposition in Congress — particularly among Democrats, who believe that past accords such as the North American Free Trade Agreement have sacrificed U.S. jobs to foreign competition. To read full report, please click here.