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New Zealand to host next round of TPP negotiations

Minister of Trade Hon Tim Groser has announced that New Zealand will host the next round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations.  The talks will take place in Auckland on 3-12 December 2012.

This will be the 15th round of TPP negotiations, and will be significant as the first to include new members Canada and Mexico.  New Zealand also hosted the 4th round, in December 2010.

The full text of Minister Groser’s announcement can be found here.

The TPP website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade contains detailed background information on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and updates on latest developments.

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