The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) entered into force on 30 December 2018 after six parties ratified the agreement and Peru is the latest member to ratify the agreement on 15 July 2021.
With the CPTPP accounting for 13.3% of the world’s GDP (total of US$10.5 trillion dollars), the United Kingdom (UK) has formally requested accession to the CPTPP on 1 February 2021.
With Singapore chairing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) commission next year, join us at this webinar to find out What’s Next for the CPTPP.
Gain insights on:
- Key priorities and upcoming developments on CPTPP
- How CPTPP can create opportunities for expanding trade and capitalizing on those opportunities when they emerge
- How CPTPP tackles trade issues relevant to the 21st century economy
2pm: Welcome Remarks by Mr Darius Lim, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, SBF Global, Singapore Business Federation
2.05pm: CPTPP in 10mins by Mr Wong Toon Joon, Director, International Trade Cluster, MTI
2.15pm: Panel 1 - How Businesses can
Benefit from the CPTPP?
(Moderated by Mr Jason Lee, Director, International Policy & Engagement, SBF Global)
1) Ms Brenda Wills, Senior Trade Commissioner, High Commission of Canada in Singapore
2) Mr Carlos Kuriyama, Senior Analyst, Policy Support Unit, APEC Secretariat
3) Ms Wong Chian Voen, Experienced Trade Consultant
3pm: Panel 2 - Discussion on What's Next for CPTPP?
(Moderated by Ms Mary Elizabeth Chelliah, Principal Trade Specialist, MTI)
1) Mr Wong Toon Joon, Director, International Trade Cluster, MTI
2) Ms Natalie Black, Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific, UK Government
3) Mr Jared Ragland, Senior Director, Policy- APAC, The Software Alliance | BSA
4) Prof Henry Gao, Associate Professor of Law, SMU
3.45pm: End of Programme