Free Trade Agreements Of New Zealand

The importer may choose by the exporter or manufacturer the form of proof of origin it is seeking, provided it contains all the necessary data elements. A guide is available to merchants if they wish. The NZ-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement includes trade in goods and services as well as investments in one of our fastest growing export markets. AANZFTA is Australia`s first multi-country free trade agreement. This is the first time that Australia and New Zealand have participated together in the negotiations of a free trade agreement with third countries. This is the first time ASEAN has entered into negotiations for a free trade agreement in all sectors, including goods, services, investment and intellectual property. This is the most comprehensive trade agreement ever negotiated by ASEAN. The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership is the first free trade agreement between Asia, the Pacific and America. The New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (NZCFTA) came into force on 1 October 2008. NZ was the first OECD country to sign a comprehensive free trade agreement with China.

New Zealand is negotiating five free trade agreements, and another negotiation process is underway. NZ also has bilateral trade agreements with Malaysia, Australia and Thailand. Distributors should consider the agreement that is most beneficial to their imported/exported products. Some trade agreements have provisions for trade mitigation measures. Trade agreements and closer economic partnerships are an important part of New Zealand`s international trade policy. We are using closer trade agreements and economic partnerships to liberalize trade. New Zealand is at the forefront of global initiatives that show how trade can support broader environmental and sustainable development goals. The ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA) is a regional trade agreement, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia and New Zealand. AANZFTA came into force in 2010 for Australia, New Zealand, Brunei, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam and came into force in 2011 for Laos and Cambodia and in 2012 for Indonesia. Revised rules of origin for trans-Tasman trade came into effect on September 1, 2011. For more information on the rules of origin for ANCERTA and general instructions for using the agreement, see fact sheet 20 (PDF 268 KB). More information can also be found on the MFAT website.

We are consulting with the Maori on free trade agreements. For other questions about free trade agreements, E-Mail-export2fta@customs.govt.nz – we will endeavour to respond to emails within 48 hours. Singapore is also a party to the ASEAN-Australia Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA), the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (P4) and the Trans-Pacific Trans-Pacific Partnership (PPTPP). The rules of origin of the new ANZSCEP protocol contain the largest number of provisions facilitating trade in these agreements and incorporate them into the new CSR timetable as part of the protocol. Australia is one of our major economic partners. New Zealand and Australia have made good progress in removing trade barriers. New Zealand`s economy is a market economy heavily dependent on international trade, particularly with Australia, the United States of America, China and Japan.