A protester holds signs against the TPP during a rally in Lima, Peru. Photo: AP

Despite Donald Trump’s snub, TPP trade deal will take effect at end of 2018 after Australia ratifies it

  • Australia informed New Zealand that it had become the sixth nation to formally ratify the deal, alongside Canada, Japan, Mexico and Singapore
  • The deal will reduce tariffs in economies that together amount to more than 13 per cent of global GDP. With the US, it would have represented 40 per cent
Topic |   Trans-Pacific Partnership

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A protester holds signs against the TPP during a rally in Lima, Peru. Photo: AP
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