Unlike most agreements, the CPTPP abolishes non-tariff trading blocs. It also harmonizes rules and statutes. It shares these characteristics with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. In early October 2015, 12 nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), which is promoted as a model agreement for twenty-first century trade and investment policy agreements, to which other countries would join. The public health community is increasingly concerned about the potential health effects of these WTO+ trade and investment agreements, but little knowledge of their potential health effects. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative provides a summary of each chapter of the original TPP. When establishing investment rules, the Parties to the TPP shall lay down rules that impose a non-discriminatory investment policy and protection against discrimination, that guarantee the fundamental protection of the rule of law while protecting the ability of the Parties` governments to achieve legitimate public policy objectives. New Zealand ratified the TPP on 11 May 2017.  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will attempt to renegotiate vietnam`s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in due course so that the government can ban foreign speculators from buying existing New Zealand homes. She said: “We believe it will be possible to offset our wish, to ensure that we provide affordable housing, by easing demand and prohibiting foreign speculators from buying existing homes while meeting our business goals.”  Kelsey J. The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: a golden gift to the global tobacco industry? J Law Med. 2013; 39:237-64.
Although the TPP was not adopted, the agreement had already introduced forms of regulatory cooperation for agriculture, which are found in the WTO.  This means that the regulatory authorities will get in touch and build trust in the various signatories to the TPP.  Chad P. Bown, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, argues that this regulatory cooperation resulted in the U.S. poultry industry not being as affected by the outbreak of bird flu in 2015, as regulators in the TPP countries cooperated and continued to accept U.S. poultry exports.  The TPP Agreement establishes an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism  that allows investors to sue foreign governments for breach of their obligations. . . .