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Economic focus October 2015: Trans-Pacific Partnership – who benefits?

Economic focus October 2015: Trans-Pacific Partnership – who benefits?

Report summary

Agreement was reached on the Trans-Pacific Partnership in early October. The TPP is a trade agreement that will eliminate tariffs on thousands of goods and services as well as other barriers to trade between member countries, creating a trading block that will be close to the EU in scale. We expect the TPP to boost trade, investment and integration between member countries, likely at the expense of non-members. Notably, China is not currently a member of the TPP – is this a threat to China's export industries? Perhaps, but it may also be an incentive for China to progress its own reform agenda.

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  • Trans-Pacific Partnership
    • What are the benefits of the TPP?
    • China and the TPP – threat or opportunity?
  • Economic indicators

In this report there are 18 tables or charts, including:

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership
    • Share of global exports in 2014
    • China trade (monthly) since joining the WTO – importance of TPP economies declining
  • Economic indicators
    • USA Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • Eurozone Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • Japan Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • China Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • Industrial production
    • Industrial production
    • Consumer Sentiment Index (3-month moving avg.)
    • Consumer Sentiment Index (3-month moving avg.)
    • 10-year government bond yields (%)
    • 10-year government bond yields (%)
    • Consumer Price Index (annual % change)
    • Consumer Price Index (annual % change)
    • Exchange Rate Indices vs US$ (Jan 2012 = 100)
    • Exchange Rate Indices vs US$ (Jan 2012 = 100)
    • Oil and gas prices
    • Copper and freight prices
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