TPP economies accounted for about 40 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP), and the deal would have been the largest ever reached by the United States, both in terms of number of countries and total trade flows. Data from the U.S. International Trade Commission [PDF] shows that U.S. trade with TPP countries was more than $1.5 trillion, or about 40 percent of total U.S. trade, in 2015. The United States has already concluded free trade agreements with many TPP countries, including Australia, Canada and Mexico, but at the time of signing the TPP, one was missing with Japan, the world`s third largest economy. In 2019, the Trump administration negotiated a limited bilateral trade agreement with Tokyo, which U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says encompasses most of the TPP`s economic benefits for the United States. A September 2016 report by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) predicts that ”if countries take action to protect the climate, conflicts between trade rules and climate goals will intensify.” :1 The report goes on to say that trade agreements such as the TPP set far-reaching rules for the economy and government policies, thereby expanding trade, often in the extractive sectors, and protecting businesses and financial corporations from future measures to stabilize the climate.  Other important provisions included transparency rules, restrictions on monopolies and state-owned enterprises, and streamlined rules to facilitate cross-border trade for small businesses.  China has agreed to join the CPTPP. As the world`s largest economy, China would quadruple the economic gains from the deal. It would also significantly alter the balance of power in international trade.
The extension of copyright and the non-recourse provision (i.e. the competent authorities can take legal action without the need to file a formal complaint) have not yet been adopted in Japan because they have been so controversial.  In early 2015 ”a group of artists, archivists, academics and activists […].