Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on the successful conclusion of the TPP negotiations

October 5, 2015

October 5, 2015

Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on the Successful Conclusion of the TPP Negotiations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is a statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on today’s announcement that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations have successfully concluded:

“We’d like to congratulate Ambassador Froman and USTR for successfully concluding the TPP negotiations, and thank them for the tireless hard work they’ve committed throughout this entire process. Enacting a high-standard TPP is an economic priority for the American motion picture and television industry, which registered nearly $16 billion in exports in 2013 and supports nearly two million jobs throughout all fifty states. We look forward to reviewing the agreement’s final text.”

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