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In this memo, we tackle one of the most widely criticized, yet misunderstood, areas of the TPP: investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS). We summarize what ISDS is and how it is handled in the TPP.
In his big economic speech, Donald Trump released a seven-part plan aimed at creating jobs through a ‘fair trade’ policy. We highlight 11 ways in which Trump’s facts and proposals are simply wrong.
NAFTA has dominated the trade debate. But it was implemented 22 years ago, and we have had deals with 17 other countries since then. We previously looked at whether these 17 modern trade deals were beneficial. Now, a year later we have updated this report, and the findings are clear; modern trade deals have delivered.
Within the 30 chapters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), there’s a number of provisions that deal with the environment. We summarize TPP’s 10 major environmental components and also compare these standards with those in past U.S. trade deals. In short, environmental standards in modern U.S. trade deals have become stronger with each successive deal, with TPP having the strongest standards.
How could a businessman, a billionaire, and a globetrotter with financial interests currently in Turkey, Panama, South Korea, Canada, Philippines, India, Uruguay, Brazil, Ireland, Scotland, and the United Arab Emirates be so wrong on trade?
Modern trade deals work, and TPP cuts thousands of tariffs on American manufactured goods. This means that our manufacturing sector will be able to better compete in global markets.
We summarize a handful of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (TPP) major agriculture provisions and then show what U.S. producers stand to lose if this trade deal is delayed or blocked.
The Peterson Institute for International Economics released an incredibly detailed analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. Much of the buzz in the press rightfully centered on this trade deal generating $131 billion in real annual income for the United States by 2030. But there are other critical points that policymakers and interested parties should know.
Testimony of Gabriel Horwitz, Vice President for the Economic Program at Third Way, to the United StatesInternational Trade Commission on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The TPP builds on the high-standard of modern trade deals. To help you get up to speed on key provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we've gathered all of our reports and materials into this one-stop-shop.
Earlier this week, the group Public Citizen called into question the effectiveness of trade deals and claimed that U.S. exports to our 20 free trade agreement (FTA) partners are growing slower than exports to non-FTA countries. Public Citizen’s own report shows the exact opposite.
As our country’s leadership in Asia is debated here and abroad, one thing is certain: Asia is critical to U.S. growth and middle-class prosperity.
It takes more than a few pages to write the most progressive trade deal in history.
Now that the TPP negotiations have wrapped, the text has been made public, and President Obama has announced his intention to sign this blockbuster trade deal, everyone is asking: When will Congress actually vote on TPP? We lay out the earliest possible timeline.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has the strongest, most progressive, and fully enforceable labor standards in any trade deal ever.
With the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the release of the deal’s specifics coming soon, we outline 4 reasons why TPP is a great deal for American companies, consumers, and workers.
As negotiators from the 12 TPP nations work to conclude a deal this summer, the fast track process spelled out in TPA offers a winding roadmap through a series of dates and rules that policymakers will use as the Asia trade deal makes its way to Congress. We outline a series of major mile markers and pit stops along the way.
It is impossible to ignore the explosion of growth in Asia. In response, President Obama’s foreign policy has included an Asia Pivot, a core component of which is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Despite this policy shift, when it comes to economic performance in Asia, America is failing. We examine America’s export share in Asia and how America stacked up against other countries.
Paul Krugman has come out with a blog and New York Times column in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Because a number of accusations were made, we felt compelled to respond to his main points.
The top line on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is dazzling. The deal will connect the United States and 11 other economies in a region that represents nearly 40% of global GDP. But below the eye-popping number is a fundamental question: Will TPP hurt or help U.S. manufacturing, the bedrock of the American middle class?
There is simply no path to middle-class prosperity without increasing U.S. exports and expanding American access to foreign markets. As policymakers consider bipartisan, bicameral Trade Promotion Authority legislation, we wanted to provide you with data that show what’s at stake in the trade debate.
There is simply no path to middle-class prosperity without expanding U.S. exports. Read our analysis of the bipartisan TPA deal and why it’s the most progressive procedural tool ever introduced to support trade.
Are modern trade deals benefitting the middle class? We looked at the seventeen most recent "21st century" trade deals and judged them on their merits.
The United States and China are locked in a race to write the rules in Asia. A truly high-standard deal would put more “Made in the USA” products and services in foreign markets, ensure global rules are fair, and help the middle class prosper in the 21st century.
Third Way hosted a breakfast conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Ambassador Kirk discussed the TPP's broad potential to support economic growth and good jobs throughout the United States. The U.S. and its 10 TPP negotiating partners are holding their latest round of negotiations in New Zealand from December 3-12, 2012.
As we debate the coming trade agreement with the Asia-Pacific, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), we need to look at all of these modern trade agreements to determine what will work for America’s middle class.
Policymakers have a simple choice to make—do we want the United States to make the rules in Asia, or do we leave it to China?
Why Mexico and Canada’s entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is great news for U.S. economy. In this policy memo, we highlight four ways in which working with Canada and Mexico in the TPP could support American economic growth and good jobs.
An Open Letter to the Bipartisan Trade Leadership of the U.S. Congress on Japan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations
It is critical to assure that Japan’s entry into the TPP talks not significantly slow down the momentum of the ongoing negotiations and not water down the benefits of any eventual agreement. Japan must put everything on the negotiating table, make significant progress in eliminating its many tariff and non-tariff trade barriers, and work to achieve a truly comprehensive, high-standard TPP agreement.
America’s share of imports into 15 key East Asian economies plummeted by over 42% from 2000 to 2010. We explain why it’s vital that America forge new networks for our trade in the Asia-Pacific, beginning with market-opening trade deals like the TransPacific Partnership.
- Third Way Statement on the International Trade Commission’s TPP Report
- Third Way Statement on Announcement of a 12 Country Deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
- Third Way Statement on the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
- Third Way Partners with Former DNC Chairs to Urge Fellow Democrats to Support Trade Promotion Authority
- Third Way Statement on the Trade Question in Last Night’s Democratic Debate
- Third Way Response to Secretary Clinton’s Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
- Third Way Statement on Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority