Trans-Pacific Partnership revived after 11 nations agree to trade deal – without US

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Canada coaxed back after lobbying by Japan and Australia, while door left open for Washington

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which had been on life support since Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the US a year ago, has finally been resuscitated.

The 11 remaining countries are expected to sign an amended agreement on 8 March in Chile, Australia’s trade minister, Steve Ciobo, has confirmed.

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