12 Nov '11, 10pm

Obama launches trade deal in Asia push

Obama launches trade deal in Asia push

HONOLULU, Hawaii: President Barack Obama on Saturday announced the framework for a vast free trade agreement spanning the Pacific as he sought a new era of US leadership in a fast-growing region. Obama welcomed leaders from nearly 20 other Asia-Pacific nations to his native Hawaii, where Waikiki Beach - usually thronged with bikini-clad sunbathers and surfers - was dotted by barricades and armed security. Ahead of the full summit of the APEC bloc, Obama said that nine nations had reached a "broad outline" on a free trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, but that they would need to work out the fine print. Obama has set a goal of doubling exports to create badly needed jobs at home. But he also hopes that the TPP will serve as a strategic linchpin as the United States winds down wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and refocuses on Asia. "The United States is...

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