President Obama announced today that the United States and the eight other countries negotiating the
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement have extended an invitation to Canada to join the TPP negotiations, pending successful conclusion of domestic procedures. In addition to the United States, the current TPP countries are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
Next steps will parallel those for Mexico, which was also invited to join the TPP negotiations.
Tuesday June 19, 2012/ Foreign Trade Information System.