Lawmakers From TPP Countries Urge Release Of Draft Pact

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 2:46 PM EST) -- Lawmakers from seven of the 12 countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Tuesday called for the public release of a draft text of the proposed trade agreement before the countries finalize a deal, citing concerns over a lack of transparency in the negotiations.

An open letter signed by 86 political party leaders and legislators in seven of the TPP countries — Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand and Peru — urged the participants in the trade negotiations to make a draft of the proposed agreement...
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