Policy paper

UK approach to joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

The UK's strategic approach for negotiations to join CPTPP.



This sets out our:

  • strategic case for joining the trade agreement
  • outline approach to the negotiations
  • government response to the consultation run on CPTPP
  • initial economic scoping assessment for CPTPP membership
Published 22 June 2021
Last updated 22 October 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added technical annexes accessible PDF. Replaced strategic approach PDF with accessible version.

  2. New version of document to fix typos spotted in table 6 and figure 7 on page 48. The % should have been £ change.

  3. First published.