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South Korea says it will work to join CPTPP this year

January 12, 2021 at 4:33 PM
South Korea will “work this year” to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the government said this week. In a statement following a ministerial meeting on international economic affairs, the South Korean government issued a statement pledging to “work this year for the joining of the CPTPP” following the completion of the Regional Comprehensive and Economic Partnership, a broad trade deal that, while not as comprehensive as CPTPP, includes China and 14 other countries. The U.S. is...

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