KAFTA consultations & submissions

Domestic consultations for the Korea–Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) negotiations began in 2008 and concluded in December 2014. Written submissions were accepted over the same time period.

With regard to domestic consultations associated with the KAFTA negotiations, more than 60 written submissions were received, and direct consultations and discussions were held with 181 stakeholders. Submissions in relation to upcoming KAFTA Joint Committee meetings continue to be welcomed.

DFAT welcomes your input on the operation of KAFTA. Written submissions are particularly welcome ahead of Joint Committee meetings. These should be forwarded, preferably by email, to:

Email: KoreaFTA@dfat.gov.au

Mail:

Korea FTA Coordinator
Free Trade Agreement Division
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
RG Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton ACT 0221

Submissions will be made publicly available on the DFAT website unless the author specifies otherwise.

Submissions received during the negotiations

Below are the public written submissions received during the KAFTA negotiations.

Last Updated: 8 December 2017

Downloads

The KAFTA Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) [PDF] was prepared to look at the likely impact KAFTA would have on Australia.

The National Interest Analysis (NIA) [PDF] examined the pros and cons of signing a free trade agreement with Korea.

Contacts

DFAT welcomes your input on the operation of KAFTA. Written submissions are particularly welcome ahead of Joint Committee meetings. These should be forwarded, preferably by email, to:

Email: KoreaFTA@dfat.gov.au

Mail:

Korea FTA Coordinator
Free Trade Agreement Division
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
RG Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton ACT 0221

Submissions will be made publicly available on the DFAT website unless the author specifies otherwise.