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CPTPP trade pact will be better with U.K. inside

Admitting Britain will magnify impact of high-standards agreement

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Port of Felixstowe, the U.K.'s largest container terminal, on April 9: The U.K. is ready to play its part.     © Sipa/AP

Graham Zebedee is chief U.K. negotiator for accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership. Natalie Black is Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific.

British officials are in Tokyo this week, meeting with representatives from some of the most dynamic economies in the world -- the 11 nations that comprise the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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