Boris Johnson – 2021 Comments on Joining CPTPP

The comments made by Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, on 31 January 2021.

One year after our departure from the EU we are forging new partnerships that will bring enormous economic benefits for the people of Britain.

Applying to be the first new country to join the CPTPP demonstrates our ambition to do business on the best terms with our friends and partners all over the world and be an enthusiastic champion of global free trade.