Pacific Trade and Development Agreement

14 June 2017

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Keith Pitt, has signed the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus) at the ceremony in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

The signing comes after negotiations concluded in Brisbane in April. 

PACER Plus is a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) covering goods, services and investment. The signing included Australia, New Zealand and eight Pacific island countries: Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Tuvalu.

Last Updated: 14 June 2017