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Trans-Pacific Partnership: 12 Pacific countries seal huge free trade deal
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Trans-Pacific Partnership: 12 Pacific countries seal huge free trade deal

Paul Handley | AFP - October 5, 2015

ATLANTA, Georgia – Twelve Pacific rim countries sealed a Trans-Pacific Partnership deal early Monday on creating the world's largest free trade area, delivering U.S. President Barack Obama a major…

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Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators push hard for deal

Paul Handley | AFP - October 3, 2015

https://twitter.com/USChamber/status/649601906491424768 ATLANTA, Georgia – Officials from 12 countries including the United States, Japan and Australia appeared close to a deal on an ambitious Pacific Rim trade pact Saturday…

Op-ed: Let’s see a Trans-Pacific Partnership that respects workers’ rights
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Op-ed: Let’s see a Trans-Pacific Partnership that respects workers’ rights

Richard Trumka, Special to The Washington Post - May 10, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations has been characterized as the most progressive trade agreement in our history,…

US lawmakers ease Obama’s path to Pacific trade deal
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US lawmakers ease Obama’s path to Pacific trade deal

Michael Mathes | AFP - April 16, 2015

Senior U.S. lawmakers reached a deal Thursday to make it easier for President Barack Obama to negotiate trade accords, including a massive deal with 11 other Pacific…

US, Latin American leaders push hard for proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership
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US, Latin American leaders push hard for proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

Larry Luxner - February 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – If someone asked you to excite your friends and colleagues about the potential of TPA and what it could do for TPP – and…

Costa Rica, China to explore creation of ‘special economic zones’
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Costa Rica, China to explore creation of ‘special economic zones’

Zach Dyer - January 6, 2015

Costa Rica could find itself once again as a center of high-tech manufacturing, including cars and renewable energy equipment, after President Luis Guillermo Solís and Chinese President…

Panama’s US envoy offers upbeat economic outlook for 2015
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Panama’s US envoy offers upbeat economic outlook for 2015

Larry Luxner - December 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Panama, host of the VII Summit of the Americas next April, will see its economy grow faster in 2015 than anywhere else in the…

Chilean entrepreneurs looking for business partners in Costa Rica
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Chilean entrepreneurs looking for business partners in Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 26, 2014

A group of small- and medium-sized Chilean companies – mostly providers of health and cosmetics products and services – this week are visiting the country to seek…

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Costa Rica’s Solís calls for revival of free trade agreement with Canada

Zach Dyer - October 29, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís said there was a need to “refresh” Costa Rica’s 12-year-old free trade agreement with Canada during a video press conference Tuesday afternoon. The president…

Divided Latin America pits fast-growing Pacific nations against lagging Atlantic
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Divided Latin America pits fast-growing Pacific nations against lagging Atlantic

Raymond Colitt | Bloomberg - June 1, 2014

BRASILIA, Brazil – The end of a decade-long boom driven by cheap money and strong commodity prices has deeply divided Latin America between fast-growth countries along the…

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