Britain to join Trans-Pacific trade pact as soon as this month -FNN
TOKYO, March 28 (Reuters) - Britain is expected to join the 11 members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as early as this month, Fuji News Network said on Tuesday, citing several government sources.
Britain started talks in 2021 with the CPTPP - which counts Japan, Australia and New Zealand as members - regarding the pact as an important part of its post-Brexit trade plans.
Other members of the CPTPP are Canada, Vietnam, Singapore, Mexico, Peru, Brunei, Chile and Malaysia.
Britain would be the 12th nation to join the trade pact.
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