WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration turns up the pressure to complete an Asia-Pacific trade deal by the end of the year, the fashion industry is gauging the opportunities and risks of a pact that could impact billions of dollars in commerce.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce dialogue last month that considerable progress has been made through 18 rounds of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations between the U.S., Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, Peru, Brunei, New Zealand, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, Canada and Japan.
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