Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among twelve country members, including United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam. On February 4th, 2016, TPP was officially signed amd was expected to come into force in 2018. After the US’s withdrawal in January 2017, TPP can not meet enough requirements for enforcement as expected. In November 2017, Trade ministers from 11 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have agreed on core elements of the pact, which is from now on called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). 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 came 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.
- Decree No. 57/2019/ND-CP on Tariff Schedules on Preferential Export Duties and Specially Preferential Import Duties with a view to implementing CPTPP Agreement for the period of 2019 - 2022
- Circular 07/2019/TT-BCT on regulations on textile and garment exports to Mexico under the CPTPP Agreement
- The Implementation plans of CPTPP Agreement from the Vietnam Government, Ministries, Departments and Local Authorities
- Circular 03/2019/TT-BCT on rules of origin (ROO) of the CPTPP