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New Zealand's incoming leader flags TPP problems

After United States withdrew from TPP early this year, the group has 11 members. New Zealand and Japan had led the way.

Pacific trade deal without US could go ahead at upcoming APEC summit in Vietnam: official

The 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership members appear ready to make clear their plans, with or without the US.

Without US, 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a deal

The remaning TPP members aim to reach a broad agreement at an APEC scheduled for November in Vietnam.
September 23, 2017 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam proposes amendments to stalled TPP trade deal at Sydney talks: sources

Vietnam's desire to shelve the IP provisions around pharmaceutical data is likely to win broad support.
August 29, 2017 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump's trade deal rebuff

Vietnam has been a big winner as Chinese manufacturing costs have risen and China itself is now one of the three biggest investors in Vietnam.
June 22, 2017 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion

The deals were signed at a 'historic' business conference attended by record number of Vietnamese and Japanese businesses.
June 06, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Trump's best option in the Asia Pacific

'Even if jobs leave China, they are as likely to go to Vietnam or Indonesia as they are to go to Ohio.'
May 26, 2017 | 08:48 am GMT+7

What a Trans-Pacific trade deal without the US would look like

Data suggests it will be a lot less ambitious, if TPP-11 becomes a reality for Vietnam and other regional economies.
May 23, 2017 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, China's favored trade deal in focus at Asian meeting

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership 'is the biggest trade agreement being negotiated at the moment.'
May 22, 2017 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Trump's new trade rep Lighthizer struggles to win over Asian partners

Lighthizer said that U.S. steps to create free and fair trade were being confused with protectionism.
May 22, 2017 | 08:07 am GMT+7

US and Pacific Rim countries at odds in heated trade meeting in Vietnam

One of the biggest challenges is keeping on board Vietnam and Malaysia, which promised to make major reforms.
May 21, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

US trade rep says no return to TPP deal and wants bilateral deals in Asia

'The U.S. pulled out of the TPP and it's not going to change that decision. That does not mean we will not engage in this region.'
May 21, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, Asia-Pacific officials put Trump's trade turmoil center stage

Regional leaders gather in the biggest trade meeting since Trump took office, with Japan leading efforts to revive Trans-Pacific deal.
May 20, 2017 | 12:19 pm GMT+7

TPP trade deal members seek to move ahead without US

Vietnam would want to renegotiate requirements in areas like labor reform and intellectual property rights if TPP were to continue without the U.S.
May 19, 2017 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

New Zealand optimistic of reviving TPP trade deal

New Zealand will be trying to win over other members this weekend when TPP ministers get together in Hanoi on the sidelines of an APEC meeting.
May 19, 2017 | 09:34 am GMT+7