Minister Fast to Participate in Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministerial Meeting

August 21, 2013 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will join his international counterparts on August 21 and 22, 2013, at a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ministerial meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, to advance the important TPP trade negotiations.

Twelve countries are currently participating in the TPP negotiations: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. The next full round of negotiations will take place in Brunei from August 22 to 30, 2013.

For more information please contact:

Adam Taylor
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade
613-992-7332
adam.taylor@international.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
613-995-1874
media@international.gc.ca
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