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Eyes on Asia: Thailand re-evaluates CPTPP, Peru brings pact into force

September 22, 2021 at 10:18 AM
Thailand will re-evaluate the impacts of joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership in the wake of bids by the United Kingdom and China to join the pact, Auramon Supthaweethum, director-general of Thailand’s Trade Negotiations Department, said this week. The UK in June began formal negotiations to join CPTPP, while China last week announced it had formally applied to join the agreement. If both were to join CPTPP -- China's bid is considered a longshot -- their membership...

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