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WBR: Obama says China may join trade pact 3 Jun 15

June 3rd, 2015

Episode 374 of 893 episodes

The US President says China has started 'putting out feelers' over the huge free trade agreement - the Trans-Pacific Partnership - currently being negotiated between twelve countries in the Pacific Rim. In an interview with Kai Ryssdal from our partners at US public radio programme Marketplace, Mr Obama also argues America cannot afford to stay out of such deals, despite vocal opposition from many in his own party who say it would result in lower wages and fewer jobs at home.

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