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TPP Deal Expected to Move Easily Through Vietnam Legislature

The U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, reached by 12 Pacific Rim countries Monday, is expected to move easily through Vietnam’s legislature even as it faces skeptics in the U.S. Congress. The historic pact is aimed at cutting trade tariffs and setting common standards in trade for the nations involved, including Vietnam and the United States. The deal now needs to be ratified by lawmakers in each country. In Vietnam, where officials and the media have overwhelmingly welcomed...

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