AT&T Welcomes ITC Report on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

Posted by: AT&T Blog Team on May 19, 2016 at 1:53 pm

Yesterday, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), an independent agency, released its report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. The following statement may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations:

“We are encouraged by the ITC’s report, which finds that the TPP would help develop cross-border trade in services and would benefit the U.S. economy.

“AT&T supports Congressional approval of TPP. Trade agreements allow countries to compete on a level-playing field by opening up markets and raising global standards. Once adopted, TPP will help establish 21st Century rules for all sectors of the economy, including the digital economy, and will promote U.S. economic growth, job creation and investment.”

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AT&T Statement on Release of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Text

Posted by: AT&T Blog Team on November 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President, External and Legislative Affairs:

TPP brings higher standards and protections to countries that represent nearly 40 percent of the global economy.  It will open markets and establish rules of the road for a 21st Century digital economy.  The e-Commerce commitments in TPP also provide a benchmark for reference in future trade agreements. We commend the Office of the United States Trade Representative for their tireless efforts, and hope Congress will work to ratify this agreement as soon as possible.”

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AT&T Applauds Completion of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

Posted by: AT&T Blog Team on October 5, 2015 at 9:35 am

The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President, External and Legislative Affairs:

“We commend President Obama, Ambassador Mike Froman and the Staff of the Office of the United States Trade Representative on concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations and look forward to reviewing the agreement and working with Congress to ratify as soon as possible.

“AT&T fully supports the successful completion of TPP. Trade agreements allow countries to compete on a level-playing field by opening up markets and raising global standards. Once adopted, TPP will help establish 21st century rules for all sectors of the economy, including digital economy, and provide us with the opportunity to further U.S. economic growth, job creation and investment.”

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