The Asian power wants its partners to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but that could ‘antagonize’ Donald Trump, says a former trade minister's aide.
Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji, pictured in 2015, says Japan will continue to try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to reverse his decision to withdraw from the TPP. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Japan is now ready to talk about a pan-Pacific trade deal without the United States, says the country’s ambassador, marking a near-reversal of its official position from late last year.
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PIPSC president Debi Daviau says amount spent on outsourcing has increased ‘despite commitment by the government to reduce spending on external consultants to 2005 levels,’ at union’s annual general meeting.