The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a free trade agreement between Canada and ten other countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Once fully implemented, the 11 countries will form a trading bloc representing 495 million consumers and 13.5% of global GDP and providing Canada with privileged access to key markets in Asia and Latin America. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade commissioned the experienced international trade modeller ImpactEcon to assess the economic impact of CPTPP on New Zealand. ImpactEcon estimates that once the CPTPP is fully implemented, New Zealand`s annual GDP would be between $1.2 billion and $4.0 billion more than it would have been if there had been no agreement. For CPTPP, the NIA was created on 21 Published on 9 March 2018 to help Parliament weigh the costs and benefits of New Zealand`s signature to the CPTPP and, on 9 March 2018, to provide further details on the side letters signed with the agreement. The Annex to the CPTPP below lists the provisions of the Chapters of the Agreement which have been suspended and therefore do not apply between the Contracting Parties. The text, ministerial documents, notices, OIA publications and the National Interest Analysis are available for reading and downloading. Zip file of the CPTPP text and all 30 chapters (excluding annexes) [ZIP, 5.6 MB] New Zealand presents a progressive and inclusive trade approach when signing the CPTPP (link leaves this page) 9 March 2018 Agreed guidelines on the extension of the trade agreement (link leaves this page) 20. January 2019 As part of the agreement, New Zealand has agreed with a number of other parties to the CPTPP on related instruments on a number of issues. These are sometimes called side letters. The text of the CPTPP and the national analysis of interests are open for public scrutiny (link leaving this page) 21 February 2018. Chapter 2: Domestic Treatment and Market Access for Goods (Vietnamese) (English) Chapter 17: Designated State-Owned Enterprises and Monopolies (Vietnamese) (English) Chapter 12: Temporary Entry of Businessmen (Vietnamese) (English).
In addition to the main commitments made in the agreement, the parties also sign subsidiary letters to clarify the commitments or standardize the understanding of some of the obligations set out in the agreement. Below are the secondary letters between Vietnam and some CPTPP partners: New Zealand ratifies the CPTPP during the Trade Minister`s trip to Ottawa and Washington (link leave this page) October 25, 2018 Officials advised the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade during the parliamentary process regarding the ratification of the CPTPP. Chapter 8: Technical Barriers to Trade (Vietnamese) (English). . List of suspended provisions [PDF, 62 KB] 11 November 2017. 2.2. Decision on the accession process to the CPTPP. Summary of CPTPP Tariff Reductions and Benefits to Canadian Industry. . . .
Exporters are the first to benefit when CPTPP comes into force (link leave this page) on December 30, 2018. . Japan: Annex B-1 – Agricultural Protection Measures (Vietnamese) By publishing this information, the government is trying to reconcile the introduction of greater transparency in trade negotiations with the need to take into account the sensitivity of the negotiations. . Chapter 1: Initial provisions and general definitions (Vietnamese) (English) 2.2. Decision Establishing a List of Arbitrators pursuant to Article 28.11 of Chapter 28 – Dispute Settlement Bilateral trade with CPTPP countries is approaching US$50 billion (link leaving this page) March 4, 2019. 2.1. Decision on CPTPP procedures in accordance with Article 27.4 of Chapter 27 – Administrative and institutional provisions CPTPP 2. Joint statement by the Commission [PDF, 411 KB] 9. October 2019 Certain information contained in the cabinet document is retained in accordance with the principles of the Official Information Act. .