Trade Minister Yeo Han-koo held a conference with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) member states’ ambassadors to Korea at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul on April 28.
Participants in the international conference discussed Korea’s application and upcoming plans.
The CPTPP is a free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, New Zealand, Singapore and Vietnam. The CPTPP was signed by the 11 countries on March 8, 2018 in Santiago, Chile.
Minister Yeo delivered opening remarks and facilitated discussions addressing CPTPP’s role in terms of the Asia-Pacific trade order, as well as the Partnership’s future development direction.