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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Boon or Bane for the Biotech Industry?

BY ELYSSA LUKE – After five years of relatively secret negotiations, 12 Pacific Rim countries signed the world’s largest trade deal on Monday, October 5, 2015.[1] The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement cuts tariffs and fosters trade to boost growth amongst twelve nations already responsible for over 40% of world trade.[2] The agreement encompasses most goods […]