The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a free trade agreement involving 11 countries in the Pacific region.
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.
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If your business is facing barriers to trade, go to www.tradebarriers.govt.nz, and a government agency will get back to you within 2 working days and work out next steps within 6 weeks.