Former President Donald Trump says the Biden administration’s regional trade deal could hurt U.S. manufacturing.
Former President Donald Trump said he would scrap a pacific trade deal currently being advanced by the Biden administration if he wins the 2024 election, describing the deal as “disastrous” for the United States.
“It was just reported that the Biden administration has been secretly plotting to resurrect one of the all-time worst sellouts and deals ever made by our country … the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership,” he said.
This came as the Biden administration continued negotiation for its Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) with 13 other countries, which aims to offer the region an alternative to China’s growing trade clout.
Countries participating in IPEF are Australia, Brunei, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and the United States.
President Trump, who withdrew from…
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