Commenting on the announcement of the trade deal that will see the UK join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) imminently, Steve Parker BIFA Director General says:

“If imminent membership of the CPTPP delivers the boost for economic growth and geopolitical relations that the Government anticipates, it will be welcome news for BIFA members that are responsible for the freight forwarding and logistics services that underpin much of Britain's visible import and export trade.

"BIFA looks forward to supporting its members as they seek to benefit from any opportunities the new agreement may bring, which will depend on how the improved access to the 11 high growth nations that are involved is achieved.”