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Monday, October 24 at the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations in Lima, Peru

October 25, 2011

On Monday, in Lima, Peru, negotiators from member countries of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continued their talks for the ninth round of negotiations. Negotiating teams sustained their productive discussions on non-conforming measures, technical barriers to trade, legal issues, and rules of origins. In addition, negotiators began talks on market access, intellectual property rights, telecommunications, labor, competition, and cooperation and capacity building.

Negotiations will continue throughout the week, and later today, negotiators will brief stakeholders regarding the status of the negotiations.