Tsai hails progress made in TPP trade deal at APEC meeting

The China Post
Date: November 13, 2017
By: Yeh Su-ping, Lu Hsin-hui and Evelyn Kao

TAIPEI (CNA) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Monday that Taiwan will show the

James Soong responds to questions at the Presidential Office on Nov. 13, 2017. President Tsai Ing-wen said Monday that Taiwan will show the world its ambition to be part of regional economic integration as she hailed significant progress made toward completing a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal at the just concluded 2017 APEC economic leaders’ meeting. (CNA)

world its ambition to be part of regional economic integration as she hailed significant progress made toward completing a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal at the just concluded 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economic leaders’ meeting.

During a meeting with Taiwan’s delegation to the APEC summit, Tsai said the progress made proves that promoting comprehensive economic and trade cooperation through dialogue and exchanges remains the common hope of all 11 nations involved in the TPP.

Following U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, the remaining 11 countries led by Japan said Saturday on the sidelines of the APEC summit they had “agreed on the core elements” of the TPP deal, which is now officially called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).    [FULL  STORY]

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