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Trump signals shift on multilateral trade -- or does he?

Davos speech raises hopes of a US return to the TPPP but not everyone is convinced

DAVOS, Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that he may be willing to bring America back into the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in a speech here on Jan. 26 that also emphasized the need for fair and reciprocal trade.

Trump, the first sitting U.S. president to attend the World Economic Forum since Bill Clinton in 2000, devoted much of his address to trade issues.

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