The Trans-Pacific Partnership Demystified: A Discussion of Trade Opportunities For American and Canadian Businesses
American and Canadian trade representatives have been busy negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Details with respect to this multinational trade agreement have been difficult to obtain. The secrecy around the Trans-Pacific Partnership has led to speculation about its contents. This American Chamber of Commerce – Pacific Chapter event will demystify what could be the biggest trade deal in American and Canadian history. This is a unique chance to hear American and Canadian trade experts on what it means to you.
- William Perry, Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP
- Don Bonker, former United States congressman
- Daniel Kiselbach, Partner at Deloitte Tax Law LLP
Our panel members will provide a short outline of facts and then hold a roundtable discussion on key question and matters such as:
- Potential wins for American and Canadian industries
- Opened markets for goods and services
- Countries impacted
- Business and trade opportunities
- Effects on the North American Free Trade Agreement
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Place: TD Tower – 29th Floor, 700 West Georgia, Vancouver
Time: 7:30 am – 9:30 am
7:30 am » Registration/ Networking/ Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:30 am » Presentation
Sign up now as seating is limited.
Quick facts about the Trans-Pacific Partnership:
- Current members include: the US, Canada, Mexico, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, Peru, Malaysia and Japan.
- The current group has a combined GDP of over $26 trillion (over 38% of global GDP).
- The group may be expanded to included APEC countries, resulting in a trade bloc of countries with 44% of world trade.
- Trade under the North American Free Trade Agreement, and trade with countries such as China may be impacted.