Lawmakers Urge USTR To Talk Currency Manipulation In TPP

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT) -- Members of Congress pressed the nation's top trade negotiator Thursday to address the issue of currency manipulation through a planned trade agreement with Pacific nations, but didn't receive a firm answer.

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., and ranking member Sander Levin, D-Mich., urged U.S. Trade Representative Mike Froman to include formal curbs on intentional manipulation of currency in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed 12-country free trade agreement.

Japan, which formally joined the TPP talks this week, has come under harsh criticism over...
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