TPP trade agreement signed countering US protectionism

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP 11 for short, is being hailed as countering increasingly protectionist policies of the United States.

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    A revised Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has been signed between 11 countries, in what's been hailed as a powerful move against protectionism.

    The revised deal will reduce tariffs for these countries, and connect economies worth $10 trillion.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.


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