Documents relating to the negotiation of the CPTPP including Cabinet papers, statements, OIA releases and other documents are available.
New Zealand and Canada: Trade Partners [PDF, 1.2 MB]
Auckland [PDF, 402 KB]
Bay of Plenty [PDF, 394 KB]
Otago [PDF, 388 KB]
Waikato [PDF, 393 KB]
Hawkes Bay [PDF, 390 KB]
Manawatu-Whanganui [PDF, 397 KB]
Nelson-Tasman [PDF, 39 KB]
Northland [PDF, 398 KB]
Taranaki [PDF, 393 KB]
Wellington [PDF, 386 KB]
Canterbury [PDF, 385 KB]
Joint declaration on Investor State Dispute Settlement [PDF, 115 KB] 8 March 2018
Joint declaration on Fostering Progressive and Inclusive Trade [PDF, 112 KB] 8 March 2018
Joint Ministerial statement [PDF, 57 KB]11 November 2017
Outline of CPTPP [PDF, 42 KB]11 Novebmer 2017
List of suspended provisions [PDF, 62 KB] 11 November 2017
The government has released the Cabinet negotiating mandate for CPTPP and the minute of the Cabinet decision.
In releasing this information, the government is seeking to balance introducing greater transparency around trade negotiations with a need to take into account the sensitive nature of the negotiations.
Some of the information within the Cabinet paper is being withheld in line with the principles of the Official Information Act.
Read the Cabinet negotiating mandate [PDF, 6 MB]
Reasons for withholding information under the Official Information Act 1982 (the OIA)
|Section of the OIA||Reason for withholding|
|6(a)||to avoid prejudicing the international relations of the New Zealand Government|
|9(2)(g)(i)||to protect the free and frank expression of opinions by departments|
|9(2)(h)||to maintain legal professional privilege|
|9(2)(j)||to avoid prejudice to negotiations|
Impacts of the CPTPP on the New Zealand economy [PDF, 1.2 MB]