CPTPP Ratification Process Advances, With Possibility of Taking Effect in Early 2019

October 25, 2018

Last week, Australia’s Senate passed legislation ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the sweeping trade accord signed by 11 Pacific Rim economies this past March in Chile. Australia is now the fourth of the 11 signatories to ratify the planned trade deal, following Mexico, Japan, and Singapore, boosting the chances of the CPTPP taking effect early next year. 

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Topics: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP)

Agreements: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP)

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

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