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.

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PACER Plus

PACER Plus focuses on encouraging sustainable economic development in the Pacific.

News & Events

New Zealand ratifies CPTPP

Latin America
Mexico

New Zealand has ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

New Zealand and Canada: Trade partners

North America
Canada

New Zealand and Canada trade to grow under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).