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In an article in The Nation, Thailand is appealing to Japan for support in its bid for membership in the new TPP. Both countries are in talks to increase imports for their countries respective goods. Thailand hopes to enter the TPP in the future and with the support of Japan, a major player in the super economy, it could gain the credibility it needs. How can Japan help Thailand? Would support of Thai TPP membership potentially hurt Japan? How could it benefit Japan?