New Zealand Prime Minister John Key applauds the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, in February. The 12 signatories were Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Photo: EPA New Zealand Prime Minister John Key applauds the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, in February. The 12 signatories were Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Photo: EPA
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key applauds the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, in February. The 12 signatories were Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Photo: EPA
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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key applauds the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, in February. The 12 signatories were Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Photo: EPA New Zealand Prime Minister John Key applauds the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, in February. The 12 signatories were Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Photo: EPA
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key applauds the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, in February. The 12 signatories were Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Photo: EPA
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