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IADB Promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 02, 2012

Officials from three Latin American countries, Canada and the United States met at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC to discuss how membership in the recently formed Trans-Pacific Partnership could help boost trade, investment and job creation in the hemisphere by creating linkages with dynamic economies in the Asia-Pacific region.

“If globalization has taught us anything, it is surely that the benefits can only accrue if integration is embraced, if the world trading system is preserved and strengthened, and if appropriated flexible economic policies are pursued,” comments IADB President Luis Alberto Moreno in opening remarks to the symposium, co-organized by the Council of the Americas.

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