Published: Sat, March 10, 2018
World | By Camille Rivera

Signing of TPP to benefit Australian grain exports

Signing of TPP to benefit Australian grain exports

The argy-bargy over America's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminium is set to briefly take a back seat as 11 nations sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.

Representatives of members of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal wave as they pose for an official picture after the signing agreement ceremony in Santiago, Chile March 8, 2018.

The revamped TPP also includes Brunei, Canada, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.

Trump has recently said that he may consider rejoining the Pacific Rim trade agreement if the United States can get a better deal.

"The signing is a significant moment for open markets, free trade and the rules-based global system", Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo said in a statement Thursday.

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The "CPTPP has become more important because of the growing threats to the effective operation of the World Trade Organization rules", New Zealand Trade Minister David Parker said ahead of the signing.

"Today, we can proudly conclude this process, sending a strong message to the worldwide community that open markets, economic integration and global cooperation are the best tools for creating economic opportunities and prosperity", said Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, in a pointed reference to US President Donald Trump's protectionist moves.

The 11 states are closely gauging Trump's intentions after he suggested a possible return to the framework in Davos, Switzerland, in January, if the United States could strike a "substantially better deal".

"Malaysia will be the biggest winner" from the deal, it said.

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The new arrangement will kick into effect when six members have enacted it domestically, and it has been created to make it easy for the United States or another country to join. -South Korea trade agreement.

"The value of the TPP 11 is reinforced by the U.S. tariff decision".

Moody's said according to estimates from the Peterson Institute for International Economics, if the CPTPP expanded its membership to include other large Asian economies, the real income gains for members would be much greater than the current deal and higher than the original TPP pact.

Member countries would still welcome the U.S. back into the pact, he said, adding that the deal opens door to any country that wants to join and accepts all of its principles.

When Trump withdraw from TPP - a pact the US and countries such as Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia entered into in 2015 - industry trade organizations such as the FDRA and the American Apparel & Footwear Association were highly critical.

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