Sens. Urge Obama To Ease TPP Apparel Rules Of Origin

Law360, New York (May 2, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday sent President Barack Obama a letter pushing for more flexible rules of origin for apparel in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, which will enter another round of negotiations this month in Dallas.

The letter, signed by 15 senators, said that U.S. market access for apparel goods from TPP countries was an essential tool that the U.S. could use as leverage to help achieve its goals in the TPP, which includes robust market access for U.S. goods and services and...
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