Full Text of CPTPP

22/02/2019

In March 2018, CPTPP was officially signed by 11 country members (excluding United States). This Agreement was approved by 7 country members including Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, New Zealand, Vietnam, and officially came into force on 30 December 2018. CPTPP will come into force in Vietnam since 14 January 2019.

CPTPP maintain almost TPP commitments excluding: (i) United States-related commitments; (ii) 22 freeze clauses (having Detailed List); and (iii) some modifications in Side Letters among CPTPP members.

Content of the Agreement:

CPTPP Full text: The full text of the CPTPP indicates the provisions in the Agreement’s Chapters that have been suspended and therefore will not apply between the Parties. (Vietnamese(English)

Vietnamese Summary of CPTPP 

Preamble (Vietnamese(English)  

Chapter 1: Initial Provisions and General Definitions (Vietnamese(English 

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 1 

Annex 1-A: Party-specific Definitions

Chapter 2: National Treatment and Market Access for Goods (Vietnamese)(English

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 2

Annex 2-D: Tariff Commitments

  Australia: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English

  Australia: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English

  Brunei: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English)

  Brunei: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)( English

  Canada: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English

  Canada: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese) (English

  Canada: Appendix A - Tariff Rate Quotas (Vietnamese)(English

  Canada: Appendix D - Between Japan and Canada on Motor Vehicle Trade (Vietnamese)(English

  Chile: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English

  Chile: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English

  Japan: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English)

  Japan: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English

  Japan: Appendix A - Tariff Rate Quotas (Vietnamese)(English

  Japan: Appendix B-1 - Agricultural Safeguard Measures (Vietnamese)(English

  Japan: Appendix B-2 - Forest Good Safeguard Measure (Vietnamese)(English

  Japan: Appendix C - Tariff Differentials (Vietnamese)(English

  Japan: Appendix D-2 - Between Japan and Canada on Motor Vehicle Trade (Vietnamese)(English

  Malaysia: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English

  Malaysia: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English

  Malaysia: Appendix A - Tariff Rate Quotas (Vietnamese)(English)

  Mexico: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English 

  Mexico: Appendix A - Tariff Rate Quotas and Country Specific Allocation for Sugar of Mexico (Vietnamese)(English

  Mexico: Appendix C - Tariff Differentials (Vietnamese)(English)

  Mexico: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English 

  New Zealand: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English  

  New Zealand: Tariff Schedule  (Vietnamese)(English

  Peru: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English

  Peru: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English

  Singapore: General Notes (Vietnamese)(English

  Singapore: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Vietnam: General Notes  (Vietnamese)(English)

  Vietnam: Tariff Schedule (Vietnamese)(English

  Vietnam: Appendix A - Tariff Rate Quotas (Vietnamese)(English)

Chapter 3: Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures (Vietnamese(English

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 3

Annex 3-D: Product-specific Rules of Origin (Vietnamese)(English)

Annex 3-D: Appendix 1 - Provisions related to the Product-Specific Rules of Origin for Certain Vehicles and Parts of Vehicles (Vietnamese)(English

Chapter 4: Textile and Apparel Goods (Vietnamese)(English

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 4 

Annex 4-A: Textiles and Apparel Product-Specific Rules of Origin (Vietnamese)(English

   Annex 4-A: Appendix 1 - Short supply List of Products (Vietnamese)(English

Chapter 5: Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation (Vietnamese)(English

Chapter 6: Trade Remedies (Vietnamese)(English

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 6 

Chapter 7: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (Vietnamese)(English) 

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 7 

Chapter 8: Technical Barriers to Trade (Vietnamese(English

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 8 

Chapter 9: Investment (Vietnamese(English

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 9 

Chapter 10: Cross-Border Trade in Services (Vietnamese(English

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 10 

Chapter 11: Financial Services (Vietnamese)(English 

Chapter 12: Temporary Entry for Business Persons (Vietnamese) (English)

Vietnamese Summary of Chapter 12 

Annex 12-A: Temporary Entry for Business Persons

  Australia (Vietnamese(English) 

  Brunei  (Vietnamese(English) 

  Canada (Vietnamese) (English) 

  Chile  (Vietnamese(English) 

  Japan (Vietnamese(English) 

  Malaysia (Vietnamese(English) 

  Mexico  (Vietnamese) (English) 

  New Zealand (Vietnamese) (English) 

  Peru (Vietnamese) (English) 

  Singapore (Vietnamese(English) 

  Vietnam (Vietnamese) (English) 

Chapter 13: Telecomunications (Vietnamese) (English

Chapter 14: Electronic Commerce (Vietnamese) (English) 

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 14 

Chapter 15: Government Procurement (Vietnamese) (English

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 15 

Annex 15-A: Government Procurement

  Australia (Vietnamese(English)

  Brunei (Vietnamese(English)

  Canada (Vietnamese(English) 

  Chile (Vietnamese(English)

  Japan (Vietnamese(English

  Malaysia (Vietnamese(English)

  Mexico (Vietnamese(English

  New Zealand (Vietnamese(English) 

  Peru (Vietnamese) (English

  Singapore (Vietnamese) (English)

  Vietnam (Vietnamese(English) 

Chapter 16: Competition Policy (Vietnamese) (English

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 16 

Chapter 17: State-Owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies (Vietnamese)(English

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 17 

Chapter 18: Intellectual Property (Vietnamese) (English

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 18 

Chapter 19: Labour (Vietnamese)(English)

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 19 

Chapter 20: Environment (Vietnamese)(English

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 20 

Chapter 21: Cooperation and Capacity Building (Vietnamese) (English

Chapter 22: Competitiveness and Business Facilitation (Vietnamese) (English) 

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 22 

Chapter 23: Development (Vietnamese(English

Chapter 24: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (Vietnamese) (English)

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 24 

Chapter 25: Regulatory Coherence (Vietnamese(English 

Chapter 26: Transparency and Anti-corruption (Vietnamese(English

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 26 

Chapter 27: Administrative and Insitutional Provisions (Vietnamese(English)

Chapter 28: Dispute Settlement (Vietnamese(English)

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 28 

Chapter 29: Exceptions and General Provisions (Vietnamese)(English

Vietnamese Summary of  Chapter 29

Chapter 30: Final Provisions (Vietnamese(English

 

ANNEX

Annex I: Cross-Border Trade in Services and Investment Non-Conforming Measures

  Explanatory Notes (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Australia (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Brunei (Vietnamese)(English

  Canada (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Chile (Vietnamese)(English

  Japan (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Malaysia (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Mexico (Vietnamese)(English) 

  New Zealand (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Peru (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Singapore (Vietnamese)(English)

  Vietnam (Vietnamese)(English)

Annex II: Cross-Border Trade in Services and Investment Non-Conforming Measures

  Explanatory Notes (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Australia  (Vietnamese)(English)

  Brunei (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Canada (Vietnamese)(English)

  Chile (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Japan (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Malaysia (Vietnamese)(English)

  Mexico (Vietnamese)(English)

  New Zealand (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Peru  (Vietnamese)(English)

  Singapore (Vietnamese)(English)

  Vietnam (Vietnamese)(English) 

Annex III: Financial Services Non-Conforming Measures

  Explanatory Notes (English

  Australia (Vietnamese)(English)

  Brunei (Vietnamese)(English)

  Canada (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Chile (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Japan (Vietnamese)(English)

  Malaysia (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Mexico (Vietnamese)(English) 

  New Zealand (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Peru (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Singapore (Vietnamese)(English)

  Vietnam (Vietnamese)(English) 

Annex IV: State-Owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies Non-Conforming Measures

  Explanatory Notes (Vietnamese)(English

  Australia (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Brunei (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Canada (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Chile (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Malaysia (Vietnamese)(English)

  Mexico (Vietnamese)(English) 

  New Zealand (Vietnamese)(English) 

  Peru (Vietnamese)(English)

  Vietnam (Vietnamese)(English) 

 

In addition to the main commitments in the Agreement, the Parties also sign Side letters to clarify the commitments or to unify the understanding of some of the commitments in the Agreement. Below are the side letters between Vietnam and some CPTPP partners (English version):

Australia - Vietnam

  Electronic Payment Services

  Labour

  Cyber Security

  Memorandum of Understanding regarding Article 18.47

  Memorandum of Understanding regarding Article 18.53

  Memorandum of Maintaining TPP bilateral Agreement

  Memorandum of Mutual Understanding of TPP bilateral Agreement 

Canada - Vietnam

  Electronic Payment Services

  Distinctive Products

  Labour

  Patent Linkage

  Trademarks

  Marketing of Certain Pharmaceutical Products 

  E-Commerce

  Culture

Malaysia - Vietnam

  Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge

  MY Electronic Payment System

  VN Electronic Payment System

  IP 18.47

  IP 18.53

  Labour

  PETRONAS

  Cyber Security

New Zealand - Vietnam

  Electronic Payment Services

  Labour

  Pharmaceutical Marketing

  Cyber Security

  Agricultural Chemical Test Data

  The Relationship between CPTPP and AANZFTA

  Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Japan - Vietnam

  Agricultural Chemical Test Data

  Electronic Card Payment Services

  Marketing of Certain Pharmaceutical Products

  Labour

  Cyber Security

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