Economic Diplomacy

Text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

October 28, 2016
Japanese

Preamble

1. Initial Provisions and General Definitions

This Chapter includes the following Annex:

  • Annex 1-A: Party-Specific Definitions

2. National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 2-A: National Treatment and Import and Export Restrictions
  • Annex 2-B: Remanufactured Goods
  • Annex 2-C: Export Duties, Taxes or Other Charges
  • Annex 2-D: Tariff Commitments

Party-specific Annexes to the Chapter:

3. Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 3-A: Other Arrangements
  • Annex 3-B: Minimum Data Requirements
  • Annex 3-C: Exceptions to Article 3.11 (De Minimis)

Annex to the Chapter:

4. Textile and Apparel Goods

Annex to the Chapter:

5. Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation

6. Trade Remedies

This Chapter includes the following Annex:

  • Annex 6-A: Practices Relating to Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings

7. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

8. Technical Barriers to Trade

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 8-A: Wine and Distilled Spirits
  • Annex 8-B: Information and Communications Technology Products
  • Annex 8-C: Pharmaceuticals
  • Annex 8-D: Cosmetics
  • Annex 8-E: Medical Devices
  • Annex 8-F: Proprietary Formulas for Prepackaged Foods and Food Additives
  • Annex 8-G: Organic Products

9. Investment

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 9-A: Customary International Law
  • Annex 9-B: Expropriation
  • Annex 9-C: Expropriation Relating to Land
  • Annex 9-D: Service of Documents on a Party Under Section B (Investor-State Dispute Settlement)
  • Annex 9-E: Transfers
  • Annex 9-F: DL 600
  • Annex 9-G: Public Debt
  • Annex 9-H
  • Annex 9-I: Non-Conforming Measures Ratchet Mechanism
  • Annex 9-J: Submission of a Claim to Arbitration
  • Annex 9-K: Submission of Certain Claims for Three Years After Entry into Force
  • Annex 9-L: Investment Agreements

See country-specific Annexes to the Agreement

10. Cross-Border Trade in Services

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 10-A: Professional Services
  • Annex 10-B: Express Delivery Services
  • Annex 10-C: Non-Conforming Measures Ratchet Mechanism

See country-specific Annexes to the Agreement

11. Financial Services

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 11-A: Cross-Border Trade
  • Annex 11-B: Specific Commitments
  • Annex 11-C: Non-Conforming Measures Ratchet Mechanism
  • Annex 11-D: Authorities Responsible For Financial Services
  • Annex 11-E

See country-specific Annexes to the Agreement

12. Temporary Entry for Business Persons

Party-specific Annexes to the Chapter:

Annex 12-A. Temporary Entry for Business Persons

13. Telecommunications

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 13-A: Rural Telephone Suppliers - United States
  • Annex 13-B: Rural Telephone Suppliers - Peru

14. Electronic Commerce

15. Government Procurement

Party-specific Annexes to the Chapter:

Annex 15-A. Government Procurement

16. Competition Policy

This Chapter includes the following Annex:

  • Annex 16-A: Application of Article 16.2, Article 16.3 and Article 16.4 to Brunei Darussalam

17. State-Owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 17-A: Threshold Calculation
  • Annex 17-B: Process for Developing Information Concerning State-Owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies
  • Annex 17-C: Further Negotiations
  • Annex 17-D: Application to Sub-Central State-Owned Enterprises and Designated Monopolies
  • Annex 17-E: Singapore
  • Annex 17-F: Malaysia

See country-specific Annexes to the Agreement

18. Intellectual Property

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 18-A: Annex to Article 18.7.2
  • Annex 18-B: Chile
  • Annex 18-C: Malaysia
  • Annex 18-D: Peru
  • Annex 18-E: Annex to Section J 
  • Annex 18-F: Annex to Section J

19. Labour

20. Environment

This Chapter includes the following Annexes:

  • Annex 20-A
  • Annex 20-B

21. Cooperation and Capacity Building

22. Competitiveness and Business Facilitation

23. Development

24. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

25. Regulatory Coherence

26. Transparency and Anti-Corruption

This Chapter includes the following Annex:

  • Annex 26-A Transparency and Procedural Fairness for Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices

27. Administrative and Institutional Provisions

28. Dispute Settlement

29. Exceptions and General Provisions

30. Final Provisions