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10 questions on the new Trans-Pacific Partnership deal: What it does, doesn't do

A historic new trade agreement was announced Monday, which is certain to prompt a spirited political debate in a number of countries — starting with Canada's election. The United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, Peru and Malaysia are now joining, bringing the membership to 12 countries. This simply changes regulations, and reduces trade barriers across a larger area.