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New TPP Signed, CPTPP

Will the Revised TPP Affect the United States? The Trans-Pacific Partnership, also known as the Comprehensive and Progessive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership or CPTPP, went into effect on December 31, 2018 after being ratified between the remaining 11 nations.  The United States pulled out of […]

U.S. and Japan enter Trade Talks

Possible Trade Talks The U.S. and Japan have agreed to enter negotiations on a possible trade agreement.  In a joint statement of The United States and Japan, “President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, affirmed the importance of a strong, stable, and mutually beneficial […]

TPP Today and USA Trade Relations Updates

President Trump recently visited several Asian countries to discuss bilateral trade relations, including Vietnam, China, and the Philippines. Trump’s Visit to Asia During the same time, the remaining member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal have continued to modify and push forward on the […]

President Donald Trump withdraws from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal

President Donald Trump withdraws from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal President Trump formally withdrew the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, otherwise known as the “Biggest Trade Deal in history,” when he signed an executive order on Monday, January 23, 2017.  Trump called the order a “great […]

In the News: Free Trade Agreements, CBP news, Suez Canal

In the News Free Trade Agreements, CBP news, Suez Canal China and Uruguay to Sign Free Trade Deal Uruguay intends to strengthen its trade relations with China through a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), said Antonio Carambula, the executive director of the Uruguay XXI – the […]

The Obama Administration continues to push for Congress

The Obama Administration continues to push for Congress to vote on implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, also known as the biggest trade deal in history.  On Friday, August 12, 2016, The White House sent a notice of action to lawmakers that it will be sending […]

TPP: Think 50 Years from Now

TPP: Think 50 years from Now Over the last few years, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, otherwise known as TPP, or the “biggest trade deal ever,” has been in and out of the news. It’s a topic I find discussed in supply chain management and transportation industry […]

TPP trade deal to challenge Sri Lanka’s apparel export sector

TPP trade deal to challenge Sri Lanka’s apparel export sector Excerpt from: CNBC | By: Sri Jegarajah and Huileng Tan | April 27, 2016 In today’s world of Instagram and fast fashion, Sri Lanka’s garment exporters have found a nice niche thanks to their design-to-deliver supply chain. But […]

TPP pushes Made in America

Just last week, I had the privilege of listening to Raj Bhala, author of TPP Objectively,  and the only man I have come across to have read almost all of the 6000-paged trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal (TPP). Mr. Bhala recently moderated an informational  panel […]