Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
An important trade agreement for the Canadian pork sector, the CPC is asking the government for a timely ratification of the CPTPP.
- Brunei Darussalam
- New Zealand
Agreement was signed in Chile on March 8, 2018
Full text of the agreement was tabled in the House of Commons on May 23, 2018.
Implementation bill was introduced in the House of Commons on June 14, 2018.
A timely implementation is important for Canada to reap the full benefits of the agreement.
Steps to implementation
Potential impact on the Canadian pork industry
Once the CPTPP comes into force, Canada’s pork sector can expect a significant increase in exports, tariff reductions and a more level playing field with other countries in this partnership.
Japan and Vietnam offer the most immediate potential.