Consultation processes for concluded FTAs

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)

  • Consultations began in 2008.
  • Negotiations began in 2010, and concluded inOctober 2015.
  • More than 90 written submissions were received.
  • Direct consultations and discussions were held with over 1000 stakeholders.

List of public submissions on TPP.

A Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and National Interest Analysis (NIA) for the TPP was prepared in a manner consistent with Australia’s treaty making processes.

China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)

  • Consultations began in 2004.
  • Negotiations began in 2005.
  • More than 260 written submissions were received.
  • Direct consultations and discussions were held with 710 stakeholders.

List of public submissions on ChAFTA.

More information on public consultation, and all other aspects of ChAFTA, can be found in the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and the National Interest Analysis (NIA).

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA)

  • Consultations began in 2006.
  • Negotiations began in 2007.
  • More than 90 written submissions were received.
  • Direct consultations and discussions were held with 533 stakeholders.

List of public submissions on JAEPA.

More information on public consultation, and all other aspects of JAEPA, can be found in the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and the National Interest Analysis (NIA).

Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA)

  • Consultations began in 2008.
  • Negotiations began in 2009.
  • More than 60 written submissions were received.
  • Direct consultations and discussions were held with 181 stakeholders.

List of public submissions on KAFTA.

More information on public consultation, and all other aspects of KAFTA, can be found in the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and the National Interest Analysis (NIA).

Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA)

  • Consultations began in 2004.
  • Negotiations began in 2005.
  • More than 100 written submissions were received.
  • Direct consultations and discussions were held with 177 stakeholders.

More information on public consultation, and all other aspects of MAFTA, can be found in the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and the National Interest Analysis (NIA).

ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA)

  • Consultations began in 2004.
  • Negotiations began in 2005.
  • Around 50 written submissions were received.
  • Direct consultations and discussions were held with 190 stakeholders.

More information on public consultation, and all other aspects of AANZFTA, can be found in the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) and the National Interest Analysis (NIA).


Last Updated: 20 October 2016