TPP Update: Round Seven, Day Two
On Tuesday, negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement continued in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Negotiators from the TPP countries began meeting on telecommunications and continued their discussions on rules of origin, financial services, intellectual property, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, environment, and legal and institutional issues. Negotiating teams also held bilateral meetings to advance their work in these areas.
The TPP chief negotiators from each TPP partner economy participated today in a stakeholder briefing to discuss the status of the negotiations. This open forum provided stakeholders the opportunity to discuss issues of interest in the negotiations. The chiefs noted that good progress was being made across the negotiating groups.