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Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

Inquiry

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a trade agreement between 11 countries (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam). The Government has expressed its intention to pursue accession to CPTPP as a key part of its trade negotiations programme.

This inquiry will focus on the Government’s aims and objectives, the progress of negotiations, and the possible impacts of a final deal for people and businesses across the UK. The Committee will be looking at the impacts of a potential deal on the agriculture and food sectors, regulations and standards, professional services, digital trade, investment, intellectual property, and on UK policy objectives to combat global climate change and promote sustainability. It is not yet known when the talks will conclude, but this inquiry will run for the duration of those talks. .

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Monday 6 September 2021.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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10th Report - UK accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP): Scrutiny of the Government’s Negotiating Objectives
Inquiry Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Committees International Agreements Committee
HL Paper 94
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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19 July 2021
Inquiry Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Witnesses Lord Grimstone of Boscobel, James Clarke (Deputy Chief Negotiator on Australia at Department for International Trade), and Graham Zebedee (Director for Indo-Pacific Negotiations and Development at Department for International Trade)
Committees International Agreements Committee
Oral Evidence
16 June 2021
Inquiry Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Witnesses Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Chemical Industries Association, and UK Fashion and Textile Association
Committees International Agreements Committee
Oral Evidence
26 May 2021
Inquiry Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Witnesses National Farmers’ Union (NFU), RSPCA, and Meat and Livestock Australia
Committees International Agreements Committee
Oral Evidence
CPT0049 - Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Witnesses Which?
Committees International Agreements Committee
Written Evidence
CPT0048 - Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Witnesses Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
Committees International Agreements Committee
Written Evidence
CPT0046 - Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Witnesses Welsh Government
Committees International Agreements Committee
Written Evidence

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