The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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The United State is currently negotiating two massive regional trade pact: The Trans-Pacific Partnership ( trade pact with 11 Asian and Pacific countries) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership? (trade pact with 28 European Union members). Together, the 40 country comprises the lion?s share of the global economy. Hopes for regional pacts reignited debates over whether free trade helps creates or cost U.S. jobs and helps or hurts human rights. To gain more insights on the on-going trade talks from in-depth report on U.S Trade Policy: Will New Trade Agreement Create American Jobs?

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