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Japan says TPP members agree to start process for Britain to join: Bloomberg

Jun 2, 2021

(Reuters) – Japan’s economy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said that member nations of a Pacific regional trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), agreed on Wednesday to allow Britain to begin the process to join, Bloomberg reported

Britain made its formal application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in February, according to the report.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Christopher Cushing)