US withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement - Pakistan News Digest

US withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

The United States has withdrawn from Trans-Pacific Partnership in a blow to its international allies.

President Donald Trump signed an executive order in this regard pulling his country out of the 12-nation agreement.

The agreement was an important pillar of former President Barack Obama's Asia policy.

The trade partnership included the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Mexico and its stated aim was to strengthen economic ties and boost growth.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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