Australia-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement negotiations

Implementation Timeline

Implementation Timeline [PDF 46 KB]

The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) was signed by Trade and Investment Minister, Mr Andrew Robb and his South Korean counterpart the Minister for Trade, Industry and Energy, Mr Yoon Sang-jick in Seoul on 8 April 2014.

Minister Robb tabled the text of the Agreement along with a National Interest Analysis in the Australian Parliament on 13 May 2014.

The following procedure will now be followed to enable KAFTA to become operational (or to enter into force) in accordance with normal treaty procedures: