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What the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal could mean for CA




Ambassador Michael Froman & Ministers gathered in Atlanta for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministerial.
Ambassador Michael Froman & Ministers gathered in Atlanta for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministerial.
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American trade negotiators have struck a deal with 11 nations along the Pacific Rim. 

The accord links 40 percent of the global economy, cutting tariffs and streamlining trade between the countries. 

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal comes after more than six years of talks— disagreements often caused negotiations to stall— and is part of a plan by the Obama Administration to strengthen American influence in the Asia-Pacific region. 

There will be winners and losers in the deal (if it passes), but economists say it could be a boon for some California staples. 

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