The TPP and Malaysia; concerns?

The TPP agreement undoubtedly brings many benefits to the Malaysian economy. Some of these have already been discussed in an earlier blog post. However, it’s also important to point out that there might be some concerns with implementing the agreement. There are provisions for copyright and intellectual property protection. How does that affect access to cheaper medicines? How are local businesses negatively affected by having to survive against foreign competition? These are some of the issues to ponder on.

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