Thursday, November 5, 2015
Final text of TPPA released
Members of the public can access the text at http://mfat.govt.nz/Treaties-and-International-Law/01-Treaties-for-which-NZ-is-Depositary/0-Trans-Pacific-Partnership.php.
The New Zealand International Trade and Industry Ministry’s website is the depository of the TPPA text.
The text can also be downloaded from 6pm Thursday at http://fta.miti.gov.my/index.php/pages/view/tppa.
International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed (pic) said in a statement that with the availability of the text, the two cost benefit analysis by the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (Isis) and PricewaterhouseCoopers will be completed in two weeks.
He reiterated the TPPA text would be tabled in Parliament early next year for debate.
He also said the ministry and relevant agencies will continue to engage various parties to explain the benefits of the TPPA.