Scathing criticism of DFAT’s TPP analysis

11 February 2016

Crikey has published a scathing criticism of the TPP’s 'National Interest Analysis' from Bernard Keane, titled "Whoo boy, trade agreement to save Australian business a whopping … $150k”

Mr Keane argues that the only “hard evidence” for benefit presented in the analysis is that “businesses will save less than $150,000 on paperwork”.

“Perhaps DFAT was ashamed of its document, because there isn’t a single sentence of actual analysis in the dozens and dozens of pages of the document or its attachments,” he writes.

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