TPP Roundup

TPP Roundup #35

TPP Snapshot: “TPP countries …eliminate 99 percent of their tariffs for other members” Read more…

TPP Roundup #34

TPP Snapshot: TPP Countries Account for 45% of Total U.S. Goods Exports Read more…

TPP Roundup #33

TPP Snapshot: In 2014, the stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) from TPP countries in the United
States totaled $793 billion
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TPP Roundup #32

TPP Snapshot: “Smaller Companies Have Vast Untapped Export Potential”  Read more…

TPP Roundup #31

TPP Snapshot: Between 2009 and 2014, the number of jobs supported by goods exports to countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations grew by over 500,000 Read more…

TPP Roundup #30

TPP Snapshot: In 2013, Texas exported $279.5 billion worth of Made-in-America goods to the world, supporting over an estimated 1.1 million jobs.  Read more…

TPP Roundup #29

TPP Snapshot: U.S. agricultural exports supply 20 percent of U.S. farm income, supporting rural communities across the United States  Read more…

TPP Roundup #28

TPP Snapshot: “Exports contribute an additional 18 percent to workers’ earnings on average in the U.S. manufacturing sector.”  Read more…

TPP Roundup #27

TPP Snapshot: The United States’ total trade flows with countries negotiating the Trans-
Pacific Partnership (TPP) were over $1.6 trillion in 2014. 
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TPP Roundup #26

TPP Snapshot: The majority of the import share in the Asia-Pacific region is from developing
Asia-Pacific countries, including China. 
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TPP Roundup #25

TPP Snapshot: Over the last decade, U.S. services exports have
increased by 67%.
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TPP Roundup #24

TPP Snapshot: 11.3 million U.S. jobs were supported by exports in 2013, an increase
from the 1.6 million jobs supported by exports in 2009  Read more…

TPP Roundup #23

TPP Snapshot: The United States exported $144 billion in agricultural goods in 2013 | United
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TPP Roundup #22

TPP Snapshot: In 2013, United States’ domestic exports to TPP countries totaled $588 billion. Read more…

TPP Roundup #21

TPP Snapshot: U.S. exports to trade agreement partners have increased 57% since 2009. Read more…

TPP Roundup #20

TPP Snapshot: The United States’ agricultural exports to TPP countries totaled $67.6 billion in 2013. Read more…

TPP Roundup #19

TPP Snapshot: During the period 2009 to 2013, average annual GDP growth in the United States was 1.2%, while the growing economies of Vietnam and Malaysia experienced average annual GDP growth of 5.7% and 4.3%, respectively. Read more…

TPP Roundup #18

TPP Snapshot: President Obama Discusses TPP Timeline with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key. Read more…

TPP Roundup #17

TPP Snapshot: The United States is the world’s largest agricultural goods exporter. Read more…

TPP Roundup #16

 TPP Snapshot: U.S. businesses exported services valued at $172 billion to TPP countries in 2012. Read more…

TPP Roundup #15 

TPP Snapshot: 30 million American jobs rely on intellectual property, according to U.S. Trade Representative Mike Froman. Read more…

TPP Roundup #14

TPP Snapshot: In 2011, the average trade-weighted applied tariff in the United States was 2.1 percent, compared to average trade-weighted applied tariffs of 5.9 percent in Vietnam and 5.0 percent in Malaysia, according to WTO statistics. Read more…

TPP Roundup #13

TPP Snapshot: In 2013, the United States experienced an average trade surplus of $2.7 billion per country among the 20 countries with which the United States has implemented a trade agreement; in comparison, with respect to the 80 other top U.S. trading partners, the United States experienced an average trade deficit of $6.0 billion per country. Read More…

TPP Roundup #12

TPP Snapshot: America’s share of imports into TPP countries varies considerably, accounting for as little as 4 percent of Vietnam’s total imports to as high as 50 percent of Mexico’s total imports. Read More…

TPP Roundup #11

TPP Snapshot: Since implementation of free trade agreements with Chile and Singapore in 2004, the combined U.S. goods trade surplus with both countries has grown from $2.9 billion to more than $20 billion last year. Read More...

TPP Roundup #10

TPP Snapshot: U.S. businesses exported $698 billion in goods to TPP negotiating countries in 2013. Read more…

TPP Roundup #9

TPP Snapshot: 792 million people live in the countries currently negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Read more…

TPP Roundup #8

TPP Snapshot: Countries in the Asia-Pacific region spent more than $1 trillion on information and communications technology in 2012, according to IDC Worldwide Black Book data. Read more…

TPP Roundup #7

TPP Snapshot: The United States is last among developed countries in rankings of merchandise trade (imports and exports) as a percentage of national GDP, according to World Bank data. As well, in ranking it trails such developing countries as Rwanda, Timor-Leste, and the Central African Republic. Read more…

TPP Roundup #6

TPP Snapshot: The stock of foreign direct investment from TPP countries in the United States is over $620 billion, accounting for nearly a quarter of total FDI stock in the United States, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Read more…

TPP Roundup #5

TPP Snapshot: 97 percent of all U.S. companies exporting goods to TPP countries in 2011 were small and medium-sized enterprises, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Read more…

TPP Roundup #4
TPP Snapshot: The U.S. share of global exports fell from 13.7 percent in 2000 to 9.3 percent in 2011, according to the Council on Foreign Relations. Read more…

TPP Roundup #3

TPP Snapshot: Last year, three of the top five U.S. agricultural export destinations were TPP negotiating countries. Read more…

TPP Roundup #2

TPP Snapshot: East Asia and Pacific economies continue to lead global growth in 2013 at a growth rate of 7.1 percent, according to the World Bank. Read more…

TPP Roundup #1

TPP Snapshot: The Asia-Pacific region is home to a growing middle class, projected to reach two-thirds of global middle class consumption by 2030 from less than a quarter in 2009, according to the Brookings Institution. Read more…