UK will submit request to join CPTPP trading bloc soon – trade minister



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LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Britain will soon submit its application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc, trade minister Liz Truss said on Wednesday.

“We will shortly submit our formal request to join this free trade area,” Truss said, describing the bloc as “one of the world’s most dynamic trading areas”. (Reporting by William James, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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