The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a free trade agreement involving New Zealand and 10 other countries in the Asia Pacific region.

In this section

CPTPP overview

CPTPP is a free trade agreement that will benefit New Zealanders.

Māori interests

CPTPP benefits Māori and preserves the status of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Supporting SMEs

CPTPP is the first trade agreement to include a chapter on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

CPTPP text

The legally verified text is available to read and download.


Cabinet papers, statements, OIA releases and National Interest Analysis.