(Australian Associated Press)
American farmers are facing the "imminent collapse" of key markets and fear uneven trade playing fields as Australian, Canadian and other rival nations take advantage of the soon-to-be implemented Trans-Pacific Partnership.
After President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the TPP on just his third day in the White House in 2017, the States will be left on the sidelines when the re-shaped TPP-11 comes into effect 12am on Sunday AEDT.
Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore were the first nations to ratify the agreement, formally titled the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement. Vietnam, Chile, Brunei, Peru and Malaysia are set to follow in coming months. Click here to read more.
- U.S. Farmers Are Bracing to Lose as CPTPP Rolls Out (Quartz)
- Why Canada Raced to Get In On the CPTPP Trade Deal (CBC News)
- American Farmers Brace for More Pain as Pacific Trade Deal Kicks in Without the U.S. (CNBC)