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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Mr Fletcher asked the Minister for Trade and Competitiveness, in writing, on 27 May 2013:

Is the Government sending a representative(s) to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations occurring in Lima, Peru, from 15 to 24 May 2013; if so, who

Dr Emerson: The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

The Government was represented at the 17th round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations in Lima, Peru by a delegation led by the First Assistant Secretary of the Office of Trade Negotiations, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The delegation included relevant experts from other agencies, including the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, IP Australia, Department of Health and Ageing, Attorney- General's Department, the Department of Finance and Deregulation, and the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.