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Monday, May 25th

Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in ‘last stage’ “A Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is edging closer to completion, with Andrew Robb saying the finish line was now more clearly in view after the passage of legislation in the US on Friday. Speaking from Boracay in The Philippines, the Minister for Trade and Investment said the passage of the TPA through the US Senate was a significant milestone, although no one was taking the House of Representatives for granted.” (Also: The Pacific trade deal isn’t really about trade)

The Australian (possible paywall)