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This week President Obama announced that the United States and the other countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have extended invitations to Canada and Mexico to join the TPP trade negotiations. In addition to the United States, the current TPP countries are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
NCBA Associate Director of Legislative Affairs Kent Bacus said cattlemen welcome the addition of Canada to the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Bacus said with American allies like Canada and Mexico at the table, TPP will strengthen bonds between nations and encourage global security in the Pacific Rim.