The trade pact brings together 15 countries to form a free trade bloc as formidable as the European Union.
The world's largest trade deal, also called RCEP, is pushed back to next year as trade ministers of Asia-Pacific countries fail to agree key terms at a summit, ahead of ASEAN meeting, in Singapore.
US President Donald Trump's apparent about-face over the TPP came late on Thursday, on Twitter. Trump pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in 2017, claiming it was unfair. Now he's having second thoughts.
Japan has lingering concerns about US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact and how the move will impact bilateral economic ties.
President Donald Trump is reversing decades-old trade policies, hoping to bring jobs back to the United States. But many are skeptical.
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