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HashtagVOA: #TransPacific

The Trans Pacific Partnership has taken a major step toward becoming the world's biggest-ever regional free trade zone - comprising 40 percent of the global economy. The U.S. was among 12 Pacific Rim nations that reached agreement on the rules of the free trade zone on October 5th, after five years of negotiations. On this week’s Hashtag VOA, a look at the TPP, what it is, and what it may mean for global trade.