TPP is a pathway to creating a free trade region in the Asia-Pacific region, New Zealand’s largest trading market.
Free trade agreements concluded but not in force
Once a free trade agreement has been concluded, it needs to be legally verified, signed and then ratified by the governments of the parties involved. Changes to legislation may also be needed. For these reasons it takes time from when the negotiations are concluded, to when the agreement comes into force.
News & Events
New Zealand has ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Latest update for New Zealand exporters on Europe and UK trade issues.
Consultation is now open on what food, wine and spirit names could be protected as part of a free trade agreement with the European Union.
New Zealand and Canada trade to grow under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).