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Statement In Support Of Rejoining TPP

IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump had instructed The National Economic Council (NEC) and United States Trade Representative (USTR) to look into rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP):

“The TPP, as originally written, had strong, effective digital trade and intellectual property chapters. That’s why the entire internet sector, along with traditional content industries, supported passage of the agreement. We are encouraged by reports that the Trump Administration is looking into rejoining the agreement, and stand ready to work with USTR to achieve this goal in TPP and other active trade agreements.”

 

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