Issues Created by the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Laura Carlsen

In an effort to increase investments and encourage innovative growth in the Asia-Pacific region, the US, Canada and ten other nations from the Asia-Pacific region, have entered into an economic agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. As the 12 countries account for roughly 40% of the world’s GDP and 1/3 of its trade, this is no small arrangement. But there are still many questions to be answered regarding this trade arrangement. Political commentator Laura Carlsen  discusses the economic, environmental, and political implications of the TPP.

Political Commentator Laura Carlsen helps explain TPP and the issues it creates.  On Twitter:@cipamericas

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All segments of Americas Now from March 9, 2014.