In Japan, Biden Says TPP Must Address 'Sensitive' Issues

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 6:39 PM EST) -- Countries in talks for the Trans-Pacific Partnership must reach tough compromises on difficult issues, and the proposed trade pact should be used to resolve long-standing economic frictions between Japan and the U.S., Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday.

Following a meeting in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Biden touted the potential benefits of the TPP, a proposed trade agreement between the U.S., Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries. But to fully reap those rewards, ranging from a boost to the world's economy to...
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