3. Is the CPTTP a threat to American economic interests?


1.1: Identify and evaluate the significant trade agreements affecting global commerce


2.1: Analyse the effects of culture, politics and economic systems in the context of international business


3.1: Carry out effective self-evaluation through discussing economic systems in the international business context

Case study

Please read Case 6: The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Is Dead: Long Live the CPTPP available in your book (International business: Competing in the global marketplace (13th ed.), at page no.634, and answer the following questions:

Case study Question(s):

  • Explain the proposed benefits of the TPP.(Marks: 2.5)
  • What were the potential drawbacks of the U.S. entering the TPP? What would be the drawbacks to other nations? Discuss.(Marks: 2.5)
  • Is the CPTTP a threat to American economic interests? Discuss.(Marks: 2.5)
  • Why do you think the 11 remaining signatories went ahead with a revised deal after the United States withdrew? Give logic in support of your answer. (Marks: 2.5)

Important Notes:

  • This is an individual assignment.
  • All references must be cited using APA format. This includes both in-text citations and the reference list at the end of the document.
  • Originality, Similarity and Plagiarism Check: Your work must be original. All papers will be submitted through SafeAssign software to check for similarity and plagiarism. Any instance of academic dishonesty will result in a grade of zero for the assignment. No exceptions and no second chances!