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Trump says U.S. will only rejoin Pacific trade pact if terms are improved

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By David Chance and Tetsushi KajimotoWASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade deal his administration walked away from last year, if it offered "substantially better" terms than those provided under previous negotiations.His comments, made on Twitter late Thursday, came only hours after he had unexpectedly indicated the United States might rejoin the landmark pact, and amid heightened volatility in financial markets as Washington locked horns with China in a bitter trade dispute.Trump ...

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 01:19 IST
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