United States Announces Engagement with Trans-Pacific Partnership

On 14 November 2009, US President Barack Obama announced that the United States will engage with the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) initiative, which involves New Zealand.

US Trade Representative, Ambassador Ron Kirk provided additional comments on the announcement. The announcements by President Obama and Ambassador Kirk were welcomed by New Zealand’s Minister of Trade, Hon Tim Groser. For the full annoucements and further information on TPP click on the links below.

President Obama's Speech including the TPP Announcement

US Trade Representative Ambassador Ron Kirk's Comments on TPP

Statement by New Zealand Trade Minister, Hon Tim Groser

New Zealand Fact Sheet on the Trans Pacific Partnership

USTR Fact Sheet on the Trans Pacific Partnership

 

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