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TPP bills moving forward in Japan, New Zealand

November 07, 2016

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[Daily News | November 07, 2016 |Inside US Trade]

Trans-Pacific Partnership bills continue to advance in Japan and New Zealand as both countries move toward ratification.

The Nikkei Asian Review reports today that a lower house committee voted to approve TPP on Friday “without the participation of the main opposition Democratic Party's lawmakers who walked out ahead of the vote,” setting up a full lower house vote next week. 

Meanwhile, in New Zealand, a TPP bill has passed the second of three readings needed before it can become law, according to NZ Newswire.

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