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The United States Officially Withdraws from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC – The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today issued a letter to signatories of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”) that the United States has formally withdrawn from the agreement per guidance from the President of the United States. The letter emphasizes the commitment of the United States to free and fair trade, and encourages future discussions on “measures designed to promote more efficient markets and higher levels of economic growth.”

The letter was sent to each TPP signatory as well as the TPP depositary. The letter to the TPP depositary can be found here.

 

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