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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 ...

Japan welcomes Britain's possible entry into TPP, Abe tells May

National / Politics Dec 2, 2018

Japan welcomes Britain's possible entry into TPP, Abe tells May

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday that he welcomes Britain's expression of interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, an 11-nation free trade agreement that will enter into force on Dec. 30. In a meeting ...