ITC Investigates Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

Law360, New York (January 13, 2010, 12:23 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission is seeking input from stakeholders as it begins investigating the economic consequences of a potential U.S. free trade agreement being negotiated with seven countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

ITC officials announced Monday that the agency has begun preparing a report on the broader economic and trade implications of duty-free treatment of imports under the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement. The report comes at the behest of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, which announced in December that it would...
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