Mexico to join Trans-Pacific Partnership talks

Reuters, 6/18/2012

USTR Ron Kirk

The decision to accept Mexico’s application was jointly made by the nine countries currently negotiating the TPP pact – the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Chile, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, U.S. officials said.

The proposed TPP agreement is part of a broader U.S. strategy to link its economy to fast-growing markets in the Asia Pacific region.

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