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Full text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

The legally verified text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was released on 21 February 2018.

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


Preamble (English) 

Chapter 1: Initial Provisions and General Definitions (English 

Annex 1-A: Party-Specific Definitions

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

Annex 2-A: National Treatment and Import and Export Restrictions

Annex 2-B: Remanufactured Goods

Annex 2-C: Export Duties, Taxes or Other Charges

Annex 2-D: Tariff Commitments

  • Australia: General Notes (English
  • Australia: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Brunei: General Notes (English)
  • Brunei: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Canada: General Notes (English
  • Canada: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Canada: Appendix A Tariff Rate Quotas (English
  • Canada: Appendix D between Japan and Canada on Motor Vehicle Trade (English
  • Chile: General Notes (English
  • Chile: Tariff Schedule (English)
  • Japan: General Notes (English)
  • Japan: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Japan: Appendix A Tariff Rate Quotas (English)
  • Japan: Appendix B-1 Agricultural Safeguard Measures (English
  • Japan: Appendix B-2 Forest Good Safeguard Measure (English)
  • Japan: Appendix C Tariff Differentials (English
  • Japan: Appendix D-2 between Japan and Canada on Motor Vehicle Trade (English
  • Malaysia: General Notes  (English
  • Malaysia: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Malaysia: Appendix A Tariff Rate Quotas (English) 
  • Mexico: General Notes (English
  • Mexico: Appendix A-1 Tariff Rate Quotas of Mexico and Appendix A-2 Country-Specific Allocation for Sugar of Mexico (English)
  • Mexico: Appendix C Tariff Differentials (English)
  • Mexico: Tariff Schedule (English
  • New Zealand: General Notes (English
  • New Zealand: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Peru: General Notes (English
  • Peru: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Singapore: General Notes (English
  • Singapore: Tariff Schedule (English)
  • Vietnam: General Notes (English
  • Vietnam: Tariff Schedule (English
  • Vietnam: Tariff Rate Quotas (English)

Chapter 3: Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures (English

Annex 3-A: Other Arrangements

Annex 3-B: Minimum Data Requirements

Annex 3-C: Exceptions to Article 3.11 (De Minimis)

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

  • Appendix 1 to Annex: 3-D: Provisions related to the Product-Specific Rules of Origin for certain vehicles and parts of vehicles (English

Chapter 4: Textile and Apparel Goods (English

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

  • Appendix 1 to Annex 4-A: Short Supply List of Products (English

Chapter 5: Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation (English

Chapter 6: Trade Remedies (English

Annex 6-A: Practices Relating to Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings

Chapter 7: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (English) 

Chapter 8: Technical Barriers to Trade (English

Annex 8-A: Wine and Distilled Spirits

Annex 8-B: Information and Communications Technology Products

Annex 8-C: Pharmaceuticals

Annex 8-D: Cosmetics

Annex 8-E: Medical Devices

Annex 8-F: Proprietary Formulas for Pre-packaged Foods and Food Additives

Annex 8-G: Organic Products

Chapter 9: Investment (English

Annex 9-A: Customary International Law

Annex 9-B: Expropriation

Annex 9-C: Expropriation Relating to Land

Annex 9-D: Service of Documents on a Party Under Section B (Investor State Dispute Settlement)

Annex 9-E: Transfers

Annex 9-F: DL-600

Annex 9-G: Public Debt

Annex 9-H:

Annex 9-I: Non-Conforming Measures Ratchet Mechanism

Annex 9-J: Submission of a Claim to Arbitration

Annex 9-K: Submission of Certain Claims for Three Years After Entry into Force

Annex 9-L: Investment Agreements

Chapter 10: Cross-Border Trade in Services (English

Annex 10-A: Professional Services

Annex 10-B: Express Delivery Services

Annex 10-C: Non-Conforming Measures Ratchet Mechanism

Chapter 11: Financial Services (English 

Annex 11-A: Cross-Border Trade

Annex 11-B: Specific Commitments

Annex 11-C: Non-Conforming Measures Ratchet Mechanism

Annex 11-D: Authorities Responsible For Financial Services

Annex 11-E

Chapter 12: Temporary Entry for Business Persons (English)

Annex 12-A: Temporary Entry for Business Persons

Chapter 13: Telecommunications  (English

Annex 13-A: Rural Telephone Suppliers – United States

Annex 13-B: Rural Telephone Suppliers - Peru

Chapter 14: Electronic Commerce  (English) 

Chapter 15: Government Procurement  (English

​​Annex 15-A: Government Procurement

Chapter 16: Competition Policy  (English

Annex 16-A: Application of Article 16.2, Article 16.3 and Article 16.4 to Brunei Darussalam

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

Annex 17-A: Threshold Calculation

Annex 17-B: Process for Developing Information Concerning State-Owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies

Annex 17-C: Further Negotiations

Annex 17-D: Application to Sub-Central State-Owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies

Annex 17-E: Singapore

Annex 17-F: Malaysia

Chapter 18: Intellectual Property  (English

Annex 18-A: Annex to Article 18.7.2

Annex 18-B: Chile

Annex 18-C: Malaysia

Annex 18-D: Peru

Annex 18-E: Annex to Section J

Annex 18-F: Annex to Section J

Chapter 19: Labour (English)

Chapter 20: Environment (English

Chapter 21: Cooperation and Capacity Building  (English

Chapter 22: Competitiveness and Business Facilitation (English) 

Chapter 23: Development (English

Chapter 24: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (English)

Chapter 25: Regulatory Coherence (English 

Chapter 26: Transparency and Anti-Corruption (English

Annex 26-A: Transparency and Procedural Fairness for Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices

Chapter 27: Administrative and Institutional Provisions (English)

Chapter 28: Dispute Settlement (English)

Chapter 29: Exceptions and General Provisions (English

Chapter 30: Final Provisions (English


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

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

Annex III: Financial Services Non-Conforming Measures

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

Besides, the parties also exchange some side letters. A side letter or side agreement or side letter arrangement of CPTPP is an agreement that is not part of the CPTPP, and which some or all parties to the contract use to reach agreement on issues the primary agreement does not cover or that need clarification, or to amend the CPTPP's full text.

Side letters of Vietnam and other CPTPP's members is showed below

Australia - Vietnam


Canada - Vietnam


Malaysia - Việt Nam

    New Zealand - Vietnam 


    Japan - Vietnam


    Other side letters (Updating)

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