#CPTPP

London, Jun 22 (PTI) As part of its post-Brexit foreign policy focus on the Indo-Pacific region, Britain on Tuesday launched negotiations to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for ...

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UK PM Boris Johnson is 'forging new partnerships.' (Photo Credit: AP / PTI)

  • The application to join the CPTPP will come one year after Britain formally left the EU
  • Britain's International Trade Secretary Liz Truss is to formally request UK membership of the free trade bloc
  • The CPTPP represents 11 Pacific Rim nations including Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico and Vietnam