Business lobbies, wine growers, meat sector welcome TPP

Paul McBeth
Mon, 05 Oct 2015

By Paul McBeth Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Business lobbies, wine growers and the country's meat sector have welcomed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment agreement, which left Fonterra Cooperative Group cold after prolonged negotiations wrung only small, slow access to some of the world's most protected dairy markets. Early responses to the deal announced overnight in the US has been mixed, with business lobby groups touting the benefits lower tariffs will bring to local industry and the First Union calling it a "betrayal". ...

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