US Still Aiming For Completed TPP Talks By Year's End

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT) -- U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Tuesday that the U.S. is still looking to wrap up negotiations this year for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, and that he was working with Congress for the renewal of “fast-track” trade authority as soon as possible.

Speaking in Washington, D.C., at an event hosted by Politico, Froman said the U.S. and the 11 other Pacific Rim countries negotiating for the TPP are sticking to a goal of completing negotiations for a comprehensive trade deal by the end of 2013. But,...
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