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Japan: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “comprehensive progressive agreement” ratification completed

Japan: Trans-Pacific Partnership ratification completed

Japan’s domestic procedures for ratifying a “comprehensive progressive agreement” known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement were completed on 6 July 2018. With this action, Japan is the second member of the TPP signatories to complete ratification of the TPP trade agreement (following ratification by Mexico).


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As progress continues, the TPP will enter into force 60 days after the date on which at least four more members have made notification of the completion of their ratification of the agreement. 

  • Read text of the TPP comprehensive progressive agreement (also referred to as the “CPTPP”) in Japanese or English 
  • Read a summary of potential benefits under the CPTPP: TradeNewsFlash


For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice in Japan:

Masaharu Umetsuji | +81 3 6229 8070 |

Kozu Takayuki | +81 3 6229 8205 | 

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