TPP Ministers Say No Deal This Year

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 1:34 PM EST) -- Trade ministers for the 12 countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership emerged from four days of meetings in Singapore on Tuesday reporting “substantial progress” in the talks, but signaled they wouldn't be able to strike a deal before the end of the year.

In a joint statement, the trade leaders said that they had engaged in productive discussions and identified potential solutions to a variety of outstanding obstacles in the multilateral talks, but that they intend to hold an additional meeting next month. Additional talks would formally...
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