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Eyes on Asia: Uruguay to formally try for CPTPP; Taiwan says it’s still on track

November 21, 2022 at 2:16 PM
Uruguay will apply for membership in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership on Dec. 1, President Luis Lacalle Pou said last week. Lacalle Pou announced the request for accession to the CPTPP during a meeting with parliamentary representatives as part of his plan for a more “open-minded agenda,” Bloomberg reported. The United Kingdom, Taiwan, Ecuador and China also have applied to join CPTPP. The UK’s bid, entered first, is the most advanced. Uruguay has expressed interest in CPTPP...

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