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Shaking ground in global trade by reaching across Pacific Ocean

Thursday, October 15, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Jeff Buckstein

The recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has sparked fierce debate and divergent opinions among business and political leaders, but one point unites almost everyone — the TPP is a significant, ground-changing trade deal with enormous implications for the world economy.

The full text of the agreement had not yet been released at press time, and experts cautioned that the old cliché about ‘the devil is in the details’ applies with the TPP, as with any trade agreement. But participating governments have released a broad outline to...