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Malaysia's Mahathir calls for review of Trans-Pacific trade pact

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, saying smaller economies like Malaysia were at a disadvantage under the current terms.In an interview with Japan's Nikkei published on Saturday, Mahathir said the trade pact - which includes Japan and Canada - should take into consideration the level of development of various countries."Small, weaker economies must be given a chance to protect their products," Mahathir told the Japanese financial daily. "We have to review" the TPP.Mahathir's call to review ...

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 08:29 IST
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