TPP

TPP deal reached; Congress a question mark

The United States and 11 of its trading partners reached an historic accord Monday that will lift 18,000 tariffs on U.S. exports, presenting a potential boom for businesses of all sizes. The so-called Trans-Pacific Partnership pact, the most-sweeping trade deal since 1993’s NAFTA accord, is with Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. About 45 percent of U.S. exports already go to those countries, suggesting the deal could be…