TPP is a pathway to creating a free trade region in the Asia-Pacific region, New Zealand’s largest trading market.
Free trade agreements concluded but not in force
Once a free trade agreement has been concluded, it needs to be legally verified, signed and then ratified by the governments of the parties involved. Changes to legislation may also be needed. For these reasons it takes time from when the negotiations are concluded, to when the agreement comes into force.
News & Events
Joint Statement issued by the New Zealand Minister of Trade, Hon Todd McClay and the Minister of Commerce and Investment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, HE Majed AlKasabi.
The first official meeting of trade officials following entry into force of the Korea-New Zealand free trade agreement has been held.
New Zealand has hosted the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
The legally verified text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is now available.