NGOs: Don't sign TPPA unless United States passes Fast Track Bill

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia should not make further concessions in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) without fast-track authority actually being granted by both the United States' House of Representatives and Senate.

According to the Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM), the United States does not have fast-track authority at the moment, which means that one committee chair or a few senators in the US Congress can reopen the TPPA text after it is concluded and demand more concessions from Malaysia.

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TPPA , United States , Fast track bill , CAP , SAM


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