Emily J. Blanchard, professor of economics at Dartmouth, argues that while the TPP has been severely criticized by the political left, progressives should support the TPP: “The TPP`s promise of a new progressive framework – an enforceable agreement against child labor and discrimination in the workplace, measures to punish illegal logging, and trade in protected species. and protection against consumer fraud would be an important step forward on the progressive political agenda on the world stage.  The U.S. “is not willing to return to this deal domestically,” Cutler says, noting that it will take time for Biden to manage trade differences within his party, while addressing “the fear of people who feel they are losing because of trade deals.” While many CPTPP countries would be in favor of a return of the United States, she says, they would probably not be ready to engage in a major renegotiation, as they have already been “burned” by the United States. Withdrawal after politically painful concessions. Cutler argues that a Biden government could instead pursue closer agreements [PDF], such as a digital trade pact, with CPTPP members or other countries in the region. The content of the TPP goes far beyond the standards developed by the World Trade Organization. The TPP contains a negative list of all sectors covered for liberal trade, with the exception of the sectors clearly mentioned. The TPP includes new regulations for e-commerce, treatment of foreign investors, much broader protection of intellectual property, labor laws, and a neutrality agreement vis-à-vis state-owned enterprises.  New Zealand adopted the TPP on May 11, 2017.  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will attempt to renegotiate vietnam`s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in due course so that the government can ban foreign speculators from buying existing New Zealand homes.
She said: “We believe it will be possible to offset our wish, to ensure that we provide affordable housing, by easing demand and prohibiting foreign speculators from buying existing homes while meeting our business goals.”  Although the TPP was not adopted, the agreement had already introduced forms of regulatory cooperation for agriculture that are found through the WTO.  This means that the regulatory authorities will get in touch and build trust in the various signatories to the TPP.  Chad P. . . .