Key outcomes of the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Principal outcomes on trade in goods

Overall

All references to an "immediate" elimination of or reduction in tariffs mean immediately upon entry into force of the agreement (1 January 2005).

Industrials

General

Automotive

Machinery and equipment

Steel

Non-ferrous metals

Pharmaceuticals

Fertilisers

Photographic goods

Plastics

Other

Agriculture

Meat

Dairy

Grains and related products

Fruit and vegetables

Sugar

Wine, beer and spirits

Other processed foods

Other

Principal outcomes on services and investment

Foreign investment

Temporary entry of business people

Future commitments

  • [1] Relating to services to the public in utilities or transport requiring special tools, machinery, technology or construction expertise.
  • [2] Port and waterway operation services including marina facilities, provided the facilities included a ship lifter, inland berthing and a ship yard for maintenance and repair.

Australian commitments on tariffs

Overall

Automotive

Textiles, clothing and footwear

Steel

Plastics and chemicals

Canned tuna

Other

Australian commitments on services and investment

Overall

Australia’s commitments on foreign investment

Australia’s commitments on temporary entry of business people

State and territory government measures

Local government measures

Sectoral coverage