Status of FTA negotiations

FTAs in force

FTA Negotiations Announced/ Commenced Conclusion Signed Entry into Force
Australia-NZ (ANZCERTA or CER) March 1980 December 1982 “Heads of Agreement” signed 14 December 1982
ANCERTA signed 28 March 1983
1 January 1983
Singapore-Australia (SAFTA) March 2001 October 2002 17 February 2003 28 July 2003
Australia-US (AUSFTA) November 2002 February 2004 18 May 2004 1 January 2005
Thailand-Australia (TAFTA) May 2002 October 2003 5 July 2004 1 January 2005
Australia-Chile (AClFTA) July 2007 May 2008 30 July 2008 6 March 2009
ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand (AANZFTA) November 2004 August 2008 27 February 2009 1 January 2010 for eight Parties: Australia, New Zealand, Brunei, Burma, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam.
For Thailand: 12 March 2010. 
For Laos: 1 Jan 2011.
For Cambodia: 4 Jan 2011. 
For Indonesia: 10 Jan 2012
Malaysia-Australia (MAFTA) April 2005 March 2012 22 May 2012 1 January 2013
Korea-Australia (KAFTA) May 2009 5 December 2013 8 April 2014 12 December 2014
Japan-Australia (JAEPA) April 2007 7 April 2014 8 July 2014 15 January 2015
China-Australia (ChAFTA) May 2005 17 November 2014 17 June 2015 20 December 2015

FTAs signed but not yet in force

FTA Negotiations Announced/ Commenced Conclusion Signed Entry into Force
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) March 2010 5 October 2015 4 February 2016 -
Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus August 2009 20 April 2017 14 June 2017 -

FTAs under negotiation

Last Updated: 27 September 2017