The Anticipated Benefits in South Carolina and North Carolina
October 26, 2016
On Wednesday, October 12, Nexsen Pruet attorney David Robinson joined the Japanese Deputy Chief of Mission at the 3rd Annual Foreign Trade Promotion Council conference in Wilmington, NC to speak about North Carolina’s involvement in the Global Economy. Robinson spoke on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its potential positive impact on the Carolinas, as well as on the agricultural sectors of each economy
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a proposed global trade agreement, agreed by 12 nations including Australia, the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Peru. The pact's purpose is to help to deepen economic ties between the listed nations, to diminish tariffs and ultimately foster trade to boost growth.
Highlights of Robinson's presentation included a focus on the largely positive benefits of TPP in North Carolina, South Carolina, and agriculture overall. Find more information on:
- A detailed summary of the agriculture-related provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty.
- How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty could impact South Carolina's and North Carolina's economies.
David Robinson’s law practice is focused on helping businesses succeed in today’s global economy. He is currently serving a five-year term as Honorary Counsel of Japan.