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Australian Guide to the Agreement

This Guide outlines AANZFTA obligations. The Guide was prepared by Australian Government officials at the time of signing in February 2009 and does not form part of the Agreement signed by Australian, New Zealand and ASEAN member governments. It does not take account of the changes to AANZFTA, particularly on rules of origin, made by the First Protocol to Amend the AANZFTA Agreement.

Disclaimer

For further information for business, including on the First Protocol to Amend the AANZFTA Agreement, please see the For business tab.

Economic cooperation

AANZFTA also provides for an economic cooperation work programme (ECWP) to support implementation of the Agreement. Further information about the ECWP under AANZFTA can be found in the:

Information on the work of the AECSP can also be found on the AANZFTA website of the ASEAN Secretariat.

Institutional arrangements

AANZFTA provides for a free trade agreement joint committee (the FTA Joint Committee) consisting of representatives of the Parties to oversee the implementation and operation of the Agreement. The FTA Joint Committee publishes a summary of the outcomes of its meetings that are relevant to the business sector.

Further background

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Last Updated: 19 October 2016