The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was signed by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam in March 2018. Photo: AFP
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was signed by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam in March 2018. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: Beijing lobbies Canberra for help to join CPTPP regional trade pact despite spat

  • The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was formed in 2018 between 11 nations, including Australia
  • China has expressed an interest to join the pact and has now submitted submissions to an Australian parliamentary inquiry

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was signed by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam in March 2018. Photo: AFP
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was signed by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam in March 2018. Photo: AFP
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