TPP Meetings in Toronto Look to Set Stage for Hanoi Talks

May 4, 2017

Senior officials from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries met in Toronto, Canada, on 2-3 May for preparatory discussions on next steps before a ministers’ level gathering in Hanoi, Vietnam, later this month. In focus during these talks is how to proceed with the TPP, given the US’ withdrawal earlier this year under the new administration of President Donald Trump. Ministers already met during a larger conference in ViƱa del Mar, Chile, in March to begin weighing possible next steps for the accord

 

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Topics: MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT

Agreements: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP)

Regions: CANADA ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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