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Tim Groser IV on TPP – The Nation

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Lisa Owen: Well, it reportedly came down to the wire, but after years of negotiations and a few dead rats, the Trans-Pacific Partnership was finally agreed this week in Atlanta. But the full text is still weeks away, and the only detail we have now is Government-released fact sheets. It’s …

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Best on Twitter: Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

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The announcement came through overnight that trade officials from New Zealand, the United States, Japan, and 9 other Pacific rim nations have agreed after years of negotiations on the largest regional trade deal in history. NZ INC. has compiled the best tweets of the web on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, so that …

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John Key welcomes TPP as NZ’s biggest trade deal

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Many concerns raised previously about TPP are not reflected in the final agreement. For example, consumers will not pay more for subsidised medicines as a result of TPP and the PHARMAC model will not change. Prime Minister John Key has welcomed the successful conclusion of negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership …

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TPP deal gives limited win for NZ dairy, US gives way on drug patents

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Twelve Pacific Rim nations have reached a deal on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership in the American city of Atlanta, ending more than five years of negotiations to create the largest trade and investment pact since the Uruguay Round of the GATT trade agreement 20 years ago. However, New Zealand has barely …

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NZ INC. best of the web: Trans-Pacific Partnership

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NZ INC. brings you the best Trans-Pacific Partnership coverage from around the web. Friday, October 2 John Key spoke at a breakfast hosted by the Asia Society this week, where he talked about China’s attitude towards the TPP and New Zealand’s place in it. See the video here.  ” AsiaSociety.org: …

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NZ economy grows less than expected as agriculture, mining rebound

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By Paul McBeth Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s economy accelerated by less than expected in the second quarter, with agriculture and mining recovering from a weak start to the year. The kiwi dollar dropped almost half a US cent. Gross domestic product grew 0.4 percent in the three months ended June …

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