Trade ministers and delegates from members of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) attend a meeting ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders summit in Vietnam. Photo: AFP
Trade ministers and delegates from members of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) attend a meeting ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders summit in Vietnam. Photo: AFP

TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit

While Japan has been lobbying for a quick agreement to move ahead, Canada, New Zealand and Malaysia are among countries that appear less keen to hurry

Trade ministers and delegates from members of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) attend a meeting ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders summit in Vietnam. Photo: AFP
Trade ministers and delegates from members of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) attend a meeting ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders summit in Vietnam. Photo: AFP
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