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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: For, Against and Prospects by Richard Higgott and Richard Stubbs

What are the main arguments for and against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and what are the prospects of it being ratified?

May 10, 2016

The twelve-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is signed but not ratified. There are four main arguments in favor of ratification and five against. The ratification process is clear but the debate that needs to take place before any final decision is made has to be more transparent and open in all the signatory members.