On 30 September, Malaysia officially ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), making us the ninth country to ratify this free trade agreement.
But the CPTPP has remained a point of contention, as some say that it will benefit Malaysia’s economy, while others argue that it will cost us in the long run, requiring changes in laws, guidelines and directives.
So what could happen next, now that we’ve ratified the CPTPP? BFM finds out from Chee Yoke Ling, executive director of Third World Network.
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