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5 things about the TPP: Why Japanese rice is a sticking point

Published on Apr 25, 2014 2:28 PM

The United States and Japan failed to seal a bilateral trade deal during President Barack Obama’s visit to Tokyo this week, putting a major stumbling block on the broader Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks. Here are 5 things about the TPP.


Trade ministers and representatives attend a press conference at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ministerial meeting in Singapore on February 25, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

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