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US Trade Representative: TPP Will Cut 18,000 Taxes

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Wednesday that the newly signed Trans-Pacific Partnership would cut 18,000 taxes imposed by other nations on U.S.-made exports. Such tariffs raise the cost of American products on international markets, putting them at a disadvantage. The TPP deal signed Monday would reduce or remove many tariffs. Froman told journalists in a phone conference that boosting exports boosts jobs and wages in the United States. He said exports are crucial to...

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