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NEWS: Japanese Minister: No Deal Next TPPA Talks

No deal at next TPPA talks is expected, according to a Japanese Minister, which is to extend negotiations for years. The Japanese minister in charge of negotiations for a Pacific Rim free trade initiative (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, TPPA) said that talks on the free trade deal will not be concluded anytime soon if the 12 member countries fail to strike an accord at an upcoming meeting starting late September.