The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

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Milk, dolphins, and video games-- These items may seem random, but they all have one thing in common the Trans-Pacific Partnership. This, seven years in the making, the document has now finally showed all its entire document on November 5th, 2015. Where it is now being reviewed by congress for ninety days (DePillis, 2015). However, what exactly is the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement? Also, how does this affect society? While the last question is too broad to answer; this paper will show the effects on three specific products: milk, dolphins, and video games. The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will affect video games, dolphins, and milk through the various effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. Such as, cheaper labour, copyright laws, and food regulation. In order to understand how the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect us, we must understand what this agreement is. The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is a twelve country trade agreement made up of Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam (Summary 1). This list may include India in the future (Kravets, "Obama praises"). This agreement is to, “...promote economic growth; support the creation and retention of jobs; enhance innovation, productivity and competitiveness; raise living standards; reduce poverty in our countries; and promote transparency, good governance, and enhanced labor and environmental
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