FTAs not yet in force

Below is the list of FTAs that have been signed but have not yet entered into force.

Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement

Australia and Hong Kong announced the conclusion of negotiations on the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on 15 November 2018. The agreement marks a significant milestone in our already substantial trade and investment relationship. Australian businesses, service suppliers, investors and farmers stand to benefit from the certainty this FTA will bring. For more information about the Australia-Hong Kong FTA visit our Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement page.

Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Australia and Indonesia announced the substantive conclusion of negotiations on the Indonesia -Australia Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) on 31 August 2018.

This agreement will launch a new chapter in economic relations between Australia and Indonesia. For more information about IA-CEPA visit our Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement page.

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) was signed on 8 March 2018 in Santiago, Chile.

This Agreement is a separate treaty that incorporates, by reference, the provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement (signed on 4 February 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand, but not yet in force), with the exception of a limited set of provisions to be suspended.

For more information about the TPP-11, visit our TPP-11 page.

Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement

The Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) was signed by Australia and Peru on 12 February 2018.

For more information about PAFTA, visit our Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement page.

Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus

PACER Plus was signed in Nuku’alofa in Tonga on 14 June 2017 by Australia, New Zealand and eight Pacific Island countries — Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Tuvalu.

For more information about PACER Plus, visit our Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus page.

Last Updated: 6 April 2018

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