TPP Gaps Closing, Though Differences Remain, USTR Says

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 3:18 PM EST) -- High-level Trans-Pacific Partnership discussions ended Tuesday with no agreement, though the top U.S. trade negotiator said that gaps on unresolved issues had narrowed, and the 12 countries in the talks remain “fully committed” to closing a deal.

At the end of four days of meetings in Singapore, ministers from the 12 Pacific Rim countries involved in the TPP negotiations said in a joint statement that while there were still outstanding issues standing in the way of a deal, they had “made further strides toward a final...
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