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Abe and Canada's Justin Trudeau extol TPP trade pact without U.S.

Business Apr 29, 2019

Abe and Canada's Justin Trudeau extol TPP trade pact without U.S.

Canadian and Japanese leaders on Sunday jointly trumpeted a rebooted Pacific trade pact that came into effect at the start of the year, without the United States. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (or CPTPP) removed trade barriers among 11 nations representing nearly 500 million consumers in the ...

At long last, 11-member Pacific trade deal takes effect

Business Dec 30, 2018

At long last, 11-member Pacific trade deal takes effect

by Noriyuki Suzuki

The 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact entered into force on Sunday, creating a free trade area covering more than a tenth of the global economy. The trade deal, signed in March, will cut tariffs on agriculture and industrial products, ease ...

Minister says TPP may come into effect by year-end

Business Oct 26, 2018

Minister says TPP may come into effect by year-end

The 11-country free trade agreement formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership may take effect by the end of this year, the minister in charge of negotiations, Toshimitsu Motegi, revealed Friday. At a press conference, Motegi said Canada and Australia are expected to complete procedures to ...