The Trans Pacific Partnership is back on track with the 11 countries participating in the agreement working towards signing it on March 8.
Agriculture has been a sticking point for some countries.
The graph below shows why this would be a much bigger issue for countries other than New Zealand.
Agricultural support is defined as the annual monetary value of gross transfers to agriculture from consumers and taxpayers arising from government policies that support agriculture, regardless of their objectives and economic impacts.
Hat tip: Utopia