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Over the past few days, there have been meetings and trips involving several CPTPP countries and their Taiwanese counterparts which have promoted Taiwan's CPTPP accession application.
In a foreign policy speech on July 7, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave a foreign policy speech that touched on several trade and foreign policy topics related to China.
In a recent policy brief, trade policy expert Jeffrey Schott offered some commentary on China's accession process for the CPTPP.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai testified today before the House Ways and Means Committee, discussing various aspects of the Biden administration's trade policy agenda with members of the committee. We highlight here a number of comments made by Tai and the committee members on issues related to China trade
Chinese commerce officials recently said at a press conference that China is "ready to conduct detailed communication and consultation with relevant member states on all issues and provisions of the CPTPP" and they believe that the pact is "consistent with the general direction of China's reform and opening up."
Australian Parliamentary Committee Issues Report on Expanding CPTPP Membership, Discussing Applications of China and Taiwan
An Australian Parliamentary Committee has completed a detailed inquiry into expanding the CPTPP, and has made recommendations related to the applications of both China and Taiwan.
Taiwanese officials recently announced that they would loosen an import ban on food from five Japanese prefectures, which was put in place eleven years ago due to concerns over radiation in food produced near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. During the same event, officials also updated the progress