4 Sep 2018

Revised TPP to come into force within months

From Morning Report, 8:23 am on 4 September 2018

The revised Trans Pacific Partnership could be in force by Christmas, opening up trade among eleven Pacific Rim nations. New Zealand intends being one of the first six to ratify, which would trigger the lowering of barriers and standardising rules from investment to labour rules in a group that encompasses 14 percent of world trade. Our economics correspondent, Patrick O'Meara, reports.