USTR Announces Canada's TPP Participation To Congress

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 6:24 PM EDT) -- Canada’s inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks marks a valuable addition as the U.S. and the other participants in the negotiations seek to boost trade in the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Trade Representative told Congress on Tuesday.

In a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk officially notified Congress of Canada’s involvement in the ongoing TPP negotiations, saying that the nation’s participation was crucial.

“Expanding the negotiations to include additional countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region has been a...
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