The UK Applies for Membership in Trans-Pacific Partnership

A large ship laden with containers.

The UK has requested to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). (Image: Mark Roper via Dreamstime)

Trans-Pacific Partnership Goes Into Effect Without the US

The United States was supposed to be included in the TPP; however, once President Trump took charge of the office, one of the first things he did was to pull the country out from the proposed trade agreement as he felt the terms were disadvantageous to U.S. interests. (Image: via Pexels)