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TPP trade pact in disarray as Canada holds up talks

Reuters  |  DANANG, Vietnam 

By Mai Nguyen and Matthew TostevinDANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Efforts to revive the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal foundered on Friday when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau failed to show up for a meeting to agree a path forward without the United States.The lack of a deal on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit underscored the convulsions in global trade policy since U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned the TPP early this year in the name of an "America First" approach.Speaking ahead of the APEC summit, Trump said he only wanted bilateral ...

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 19:27 IST