Malaysia’s Mahathir Calls for Review of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

FILE PHOTO: Malaysia's newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad attends a news conference in Menara Yayasan Selangor, Pataling Jaya, Malaysia May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, saying smaller economies like Malaysia were at a disadvantage under the current terms. In an interview with Japan’s Nikkei published on Saturday, Mahathir said the trade pact–which includes Japan and Canada–should take into consideration the level of […]

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