Today, the U.S. Coalition for TPP announced an expansion in its leadership as it works to advocate for passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
In an editorial last week, Investor’s Business Daily joined a growing group of editorial boards that endorse the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), stating that “[TPP] it’s a deal to cut 18,000 taxes and chop away thousands of nontrade barriers, opening new markets to American-made goods and services with some of the world’s most powerful trading nations.”
Earlier this week, the Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce expressed strong support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership in a letter to Congressional leadership.
The U.S. Coalition for TPP issued the following statement upon the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) today in Auckland, New Zealand
By: Wendy Cutler
Taiwan’s recent election of Tsai Ing-wen to the presidency was a reminder that Asia is undergoing an overdue change. Whether it is through concerted efforts like Japan’s “womenomics” initiative or inevitable demographic shifts, more women in Asia are taking leadership roles and joining the workforce. Congress has the opportunity to speed up this process and unleash new opportunities for millions of women by approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
By: John Neuffer
This week in Auckland, New Zealand, trade ministers from the 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries will sign an historic pact designed to tear down myriad barriers to trade in a region that accounts for 60 percent of global GDP and 50 percent of international trade. The next big step will be for our Congress and the 11 other parties to the deal to ratify it. The TPP is a good agreement and Congress should approve it.
This morning, the Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce expressed strong support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership in a letter to Congressional leadership.
(Washington, D.C.) – February 1, 2016 – The American Apparel & Footwear Association, a trade association representing more than 1,000 brands with members from across the entire fashion supply chain, today released the following statement in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership:
“With the TPP covering 40 percent of the world’s GDP and reaching approximately 800 […]
During their winter meeting in Washington, the U.S. Conference of Mayors reiterated their support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. As told to The Hill by Tampa's Bob Buckhorn, "Mayors see the benefits of increased trade 'in real and concrete terms' and are willing 'to step out and take an aggressive approach to build congressional support.'"
This week the president and CEO of TechNet Linda Moore, writing on behalf of technology companies large and small, said the “recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership holds significant potential to spur further growth and innovation in our industry.”