Trans-Pacific partnership agreed
At the Asia-Pacific summit in Hawaii, US President Barack Obama says nine Pacific nations have come up with the broad outline of a new trade agreement.
It will be called the Trans-Pacific partnership.
The plan is being viewed as a way of increasing trade in the region, at a time when economic turbulence in Europe is seen as holding back global recovery.
The BBC's Will Grant reports.
13 Nov 2011
- From the section World