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India joining TPP regime will make medicines costly, inaccessible for poor: Experts

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement expected in weeks, experts have warned if India gives in to US “pressure” to join the deal,it will “damage” the access of medicines in developing nations. The TPP is a regional free trade agreement being negotiated by 12 countries across the Asia-Pacific region – Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, ...

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Deal with US Ends WTO Impasse on Food, Says India Minister, Giving No Details

  Announcing an end Thursday to the impasse over the WTO accord to ease global customs rules, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said after an agreement has been reached with the US on the issue of food stockpiling. The deal opens the way to implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) which had eluded the World Trade Organisation members in July, she ...

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