• Joining CPTPP would hitch Britain to some of the world’s biggest current and future economies, populated by half a billion people and with a joint GDP of £9 trillion in 2019
  • A deal would open new markets for our services industries, lower tariffs on goods like cars and whisky, and create new opportunities for UK farmers
  • Our exports to these countries are set to increase by £37 billion, a 65% rise, by 2030

Britain will tomorrow (Tuesday 22 June) launch negotiations with 11 countries belonging to a £9 trillion free trade area in a landmark moment for the UK as an independent trading nation.

View full article here! Please also find the policy paper - UK Approach to Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) here.