Austrade has detailed information on business in New Zealand and ASEAN countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. AANZFTA is Australia`s first transnational free trade agreement. This is the first time that Australia and New Zealand have participated together in the negotiations for a free trade agreement with third countries. This is the first time that ASEAN has begun negotiations on free trade agreements covering all sectors simultaneously, including goods, services, investment and intellectual property. It is therefore the most comprehensive trade agreement ever negotiated by ASEAN. The ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA) is an agreement that includes one of the world`s most dynamic economic regions. . Chapter 15: General provisions and exceptions [PDF, 23 KB] First Protocol – Annex 4 Annex 2 Product-specific rules First Protocol – Annex 3 List of data requirements [PDF, 165 KB] The full text of AANZFTA, including lists, AANZFTA sheets, a guide to the chapters of the agreement and a negotiating context, can be found on the DFAT website. DFAT has also published a document entitled «Guide to Business: Using the First Protocol» to help exporters and importers make full use of AANZFTA. It contains practical advice on how to find customs obligations and rules of origin (ROO) for different products. For more information, visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. First Protocol – Annex 1, Chapter 2 Trade in goods [PDF, 234 KB]. Chapter 5: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures [PDF, 16 KB] The Agreement establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA) was signed in Thailand on 27 February 2009 and amended by Ministers under the First Protocol on 26 August 2014.
The first Protocol entered into force for all parties to AANZFTA, with Indonesia informing the parties on 1 March 2019 that it had completed the internal procedures necessary for its entry into force. Chapter 17: Consultations and Dispute Settlement [PDF, 56 KB] Full text of the First Protocol Amending AANZFTA [PDF, 285 KB] Chapter 2: Trade in Goods – Original Text [PDF, 18 KB] For certificates of origin issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the PDP before 1 July 2012, they are valid for a period of 12 months, in accordance with AANZFTA`s operational certification procedures. The full text of AANZFTA is available for reading and downloading. Chapter 1: Creation of a free trade area, objectives and general definitions [PDF, 12 KB]. . . .