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Australia, Japan committed to signing Asia Pacific trade pact by March, Turnbull says

'The agreement will leave a door open for eventual U.S. participation.'

Britain interested in joining Trans-Pacific trade deal after Brexit: FT

'There doesn't have to be any geographical restriction,' said British trade minister.​

CPTPP: What is it and what does it mean for Vietnam?

The U.S. may have abandoned the TPP trade deal, but the 11 remaining members are working on an alternative.
November 15, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

TPP trade deal advances without United States

The agreement would now be called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
November 11, 2017 | 11:48 am GMT+7

TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive, much work remains

The 11 countries committed to 'the core elements' of the trade deal while making clear more work remains.
November 11, 2017 | 09:05 am GMT+7

TPP leaders' meeting fails to materialize amid disputes

The spat highlighted the continuing challenge to reviving a pact after President Donald Trump ditched it.
November 10, 2017 | 05:52 pm GMT+7

Japan PM Abe says welcomes broad agreement on TPP trade deal

Japan had lobbied hard to proceed with a pact after the U.S. withdrawal.
November 10, 2017 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Disagreement over TPP pact as ministers huddle in Vietnam

Japan, the world's third largest economy, is leading the charge to revive the TPP.
November 10, 2017 | 11:44 am GMT+7

Japan says TPP trade deal talks 'agree in principle'

Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said '(they) agree in principle', adding that the ministers had finalized "a list of suspensions.
November 09, 2017 | 11:46 pm GMT+7

APEC ministers end talks after wrangling over trade wording for US

'There were diverse views, but we were able to conclude with very good outcome, which reflects the interests of all APEC economies.'
November 09, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit

Unlike Japan, Canada, New Zealand and Malaysia are among countries that have appeared less enthusiastic to hurry.
November 09, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Quick signoff on TPP trade deal far from sure at Asia-Pacific meeting

Vietnam itself had been seen as potentially the biggest beneficiary of the TPP when it included the United States.
November 08, 2017 | 10:58 am GMT+7

TPP talks without US near final stretch ahead of APEC

The pact aims to eliminate tariffs on industrial and farm products across an 11-nation bloc whose trade totaled $356.3 billion last year.
November 01, 2017 | 07:52 pm GMT+7

New Zealand's incoming leader flags TPP problems

After United States withdrew from TPP early this year, the group has 11 members. New Zealand and Japan had led the way.
October 23, 2017 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Pacific trade deal without US could go ahead at upcoming APEC summit in Vietnam: official

The 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership members appear ready to make clear their plans, with or without the US.
October 18, 2017 | 02:34 pm GMT+7