TPP negotiations: call for mature debate rather than fear-mongering

Calls today for a more mature and less fear-driven debate on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

New Zealand is one of a group of countries negotiating the agreement, which is aimed at diminishing barriers to invested and trade.

Other nations include Australia, the United States, Chile, Singapore, Brunei, Peru, Malaysia, and Vietnam, with Japan and Canada considering joining.

The Green Party this week dumped a batch of leaked papers on the public, saying it showed New Zealand was about to cede too much power to companies which invest in New Zealand.

 

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