#TPP Signed in New Zealand

tpp-signTrade ministers representing Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam gathered for the signing of the historic signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement concluded four months ago in Atlanta. The ministers released a joint statement noting that the “signing of the agreement signals an important milestone and the beginning of the next phase for TPP. Our focus now turns to the completion of our respective domestic processes.”

During a press conference following the signing, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman was asked if he thought Congress would pass TPP. Listen to Froman’s statement here: USTR Froman at TPP signing ceremony