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    12 Pacific Rim Countries Sign TPP Trade Deal, But Roadblocks Remaini
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    10 February 2016
    Twelve Pacific Rim countries have set the stage for what may become the world's largest trading bloc. After more than five years of negotiations, the countries will meet to sign the TPP agreement Thursday. VOA Khmer's Hong Chenda narrates.

    12 Pacific Rim Countries Sign TPP Trade Deal, But Roadblocks Remain

    Twelve Pacific Rim countries have set the stage for what may become the world's largest trading bloc. After more than five years of negotiations, the countries will meet to sign the TPP agreement Thursday. VOA Khmer's Hong Chenda narrates.


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