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U.S. pullout doesn’t deter aspiring TPP members

Andy Uhler May 18, 2017
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U.S. pullout doesn’t deter aspiring TPP members

Andy Uhler May 18, 2017
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The remaining members of what would have been the Trans-Pacific Partnership will meet this weekend in Hanoi. Several countries attending the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in the Vietnamese capital will hold discussions about reviving the regional trade agreement. The U.S. may have pulled out of the deal, but there is still a strong desire to get something done.

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