ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA)

The AANZFTA is a comprehensive and single-undertaking free trade agreement that opens up and creates new opportunities for approximately 663 million peoples of ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand – a region with a combined Gross Domestic Product of approximately USD 4 trillion as of 2016. In line with the ASEAN Community Vision 2025, the AANZFTA aims…

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Tariff Finder
Product Specific Rules
Preferential Tariff Application
Specimen Signatures
Tariff Finder

The AANZFTA Tariff Finder is a tool to help businesses obtain up-to-date information on the preferential tariffs applicable to a specific commodity in the AANZFTA region.

To access the AANZFTA Tariff Finder, please visit the ASEAN Tariff Finder website, click on "Please Start Your Search Here" and select AANZFTA in the "Select FTA" menu.

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In the photo: Employees of the Nong Hoi Royal Project center prepare lettuce for packaging in a processing plant in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Photo: ASEAN - Community Relations Division)

Product Specific Rules

View of port activities at the Jakarta International Container Terminal in North Jakarta, Indonesia (Photo: ASEAN - Community Relations Division).

AANZFTA stipulates that a good meeting the Product Specific Rules (specifying that the materials used to produce the good have undergone a change in tariff classification or a specific manufacturing or processing operation, or satisfy a regional value content criteria) shall be treated as an originating good.

This Product Specific Rules Finder is an efficient tool to help users find the Product Specific Rules, applicable to each good traded under the AANZFTA, using its Harmonized System code.

Preferential Tariff Application

A container is lifted during operations at Hai Phong Port, Hai Phong City, Viet Nam (Photo: ASEAN - Community Relations Division).

Traders and exporters can enjoy preferential tariff treatment under the AANZFTA. To avail of this, goods must comply with the AANZFTA Rules of Origin.

The AANZFTA has established a mechanism where exporters could apply and obtain a Certificate of Origin in accordance with the Operational Certification Procedures that would ascertain that the goods being exported to another AANZFTA Party are eligible for preferential tariff treatment.

Please click here for the step-by-step instructions.

Specimen Signatures

Containers are loaded and unloaded at the Port of Singapore Keppel Terminal in Singapore (Photo: ASEAN - Community Relations Division).

The AANZFTA Annex on Operational Certification Procedures on the issuance and verification of Certificate of Origin under Chapter 3 on Rules of Origin specifies that the Certificate of Origin shall be issued by an Issuing Authority of the exporting Party, and that any Certificates of Origin issued by a person not included in the list of authorised personnel may not be honoured by the Customs Authority of the importing Party.

For this purpose, the Names, Specimen Signatures, Initials and Official Seals of the officials authorised to certify the Certificate of Origin for the AANZFTA can be verified using this password-protected page and are only accessible to authorised customs officials of the importing Party.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date Event Title Component
04 Oct - 2 Nov 2018Expert placement in Competition Division, CAMCONTROL, CambodiaCompetition
30 - 31 Oct 2018Sectoral Interface Workshop Construction Sector and Competition RegulationCompetition
31 Oct - 2 Nov 2018Diagnostic workshop for the identification of pest fruit flies (Diptera; Tephritidae)SPS
01 - 30 Nov 2018Launch of the Investment Policy Review for CambodiaInvestment
01 - 2 Nov 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for MyanmarRules of Origin
05 - 6 Nov 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for PhilippineRules of Origin
06 - 8 Nov 2018Module 4: Investigating Abuse of Dominance Workshop for Viet Nam, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand OfficialsCompetition
08 - 9 Nov 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for ThailandRules of Origin
12 - 13 Nov 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for Lao PDRRules of Origin
27 - 29 Nov 20185th Technical Workshop and 5th ASEAN Qualification Reference Framework Committee MeetingServices
27 - 28 Nov 2018Regional Forum on Investment Disputes, Resolution and PreventionInvestment
10 - 11 Dec 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for IndonesiaRules of Origin
13 - 14 Dec 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for MalaysiaRules of Origin
17 - 18 Dec 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for CambodiaRules of Origin
18 Dec 201818th Meeting of the AANZFTA Economic Cooperation Sub-CommitteeMeeting
19 Dec 2018FTA Joint Committee (FJC) Co-Chairs’ MeetingMeeting
20 - 21 Dec 2018Capacity Building to Support the negotiation of a Pilot Program on Full Cumulation for AANZFTA ROO – In-Country Workshop for Viet NamRules of Origin
15 Jan - 30 Mar 2019Dichotomous Key Workshop: Development of Guide to Pest WhitefliesSPS
18 Feb 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 1 (Malaysia)Rules of Origin
20 Feb 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 2 (Myanmar)Rules of Origin
22 Feb 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 3 (Thailand)Rules of Origin
18 Mar 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 4 (Lao PDR)Rules of Origin
20 Mar 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 5 (Cambodia)Rules of Origin
22 Mar 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 6 (Viet Nam)Rules of Origin
08 Apr 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 7 (Indonesia)Rules of Origin
10 Apr 2019In-Country Capacity Building on Declaration of Origin – Workshop 8 (Philippine)Rules of Origin

WHAT'S NEW WITH THE AANZFTA

ASEAN competition agency leaders gather in Sydney

Sydney, Australia – Competition enforcement agency leaders gathered in Sydney, Australia for the ASEAN Australia New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA) Heads of Agency Roundtable on 28 August 2018. The Roundtable serves as a platform to deliberate competition issues that are important for both emerging and experienced competition agencies, such as the importance of engagement…

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ASEAN Member States master competition investigations in Thailand workshop

Bangkok, Thailand – Investigators and team leaders from ASEAN competition agencies and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) exchanged experiences and strategies for conducting effective enforcement investigations at Module 3: Investigations Masterclass Workshop on 14-16 August 2018. The workshop focused on leading investigations teams, understanding and engaging with the external factors that can influence…

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Competition officials from Indonesia and Viet Nam hone their investigation skills

Jakarta, Indonesia – Competition enforcement investigators from the Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha (KPPU) and the Viet Nam Competition and Consumer Authority (VCCA) attended a workshop on evidence and interviewing skills on 31 July – 2 August in Jakarta, Indonesia. The workshop focused on peer-to-peer learning between the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), New Zealand…

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Competition officials from Malaysia and Philippines hone their skills in evidence handling and interviewing

  Manila, Philippines?– Competition enforcement investigators from Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) and the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) attended a workshop on evidence and interviewing skills on 26-28 June in Manila, Philippines. The workshop focused on peer-to-peer learning between the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), MyCC and PCC, providing participants an opportunity to deepen their…

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ASEAN qualifications reference framework committee commences peer-review process

BANGKOK, 16 May 2018 – The ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF) Committee commenced a peer-review process participated in by representatives from education, labour and economic sectors during its fourth meeting in Bangkok. Around 90 officials from the three sectors attended the meeting which marked a substantial progress in the implementation of the AQRF. A technical…

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ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand officials meet to fine tune competition economics expertise

  Bali, 9 May 2018 – Representatives from seven ASEAN Member States (AMS), Australia and New Zealand gathered in Indonesia from 7 – 9 May to boost their expertise in economic analysis for the purpose of enforcing competition law. The three-day “Understanding Markets” workshop focused on competition assessment and market definition and saw investigators, analysts…

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CLIP helps Thailand Implement its New Competition Law

Bangkok, Thailand – A three-day workshop on interviewing and investigation skills was conducted on 17-19 April in Bangkok, Thailand to assist Thai investigators in their implementation of the new Trade Competition Act B.E. 2560 (2017) (Trade Competition Act). The Trade Competition Act came into effect on 5 October 2017. The Trade Competition Act establishes the Office…

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ARDN tackles the identification of deadly disease vectors

Ms Fervalee Apacionado (on left), from the Bureau of Plant Industry, the Philippines and Ms Quach Qing Linh from the Department of Plant Protection, Vietnam, examine whitefly specimens in the laboratories of the University of Queensland. Brisbane, Australia – A workshop on developing a diagnostic guide for whiteflies was conducted in the laboratories of the…

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ARDN enhances identification of Colletotrichum

Co-presenter, Dr Chanintorn Doungsa-ard (centre), Thai Department of Agriculture, demonstrating cultures of Colletotrichum fungi to workshop participants, Bangkok, Thailand. Workshop leader, Dr Roger Shivas, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Australia, is second from right. Bangkok, Thailand-A workshop on developing an identification guide to Colletotrichum based on morphological and molecular data was conducted on 26…

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Competition officials working together to tackle cartels

Manila, Philippines – A three-day cartel investigations workshop was conducted from 20-22 March in Manila, the Philippines. At the Workshop, 25 officials from the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) discussed the techniques and processes used to detect, investigate and take action against cartels within their jurisdictions. Cartel conduct, such as price-fixing…

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BENEFITS OF AANZFTA TO ASEAN

Benefits of AANZFTA to ASEAN

ASEAN Member States are expected to reap the following benefits from AANZFTA: Increased market access via progressive tariff reduction and elimination. Zero tariffs at entry into force of the Agreement in 2010 for 96.5 percent, and 84.7 percent of Australia and New Zealand’s tariff lines. Further tariff reduction during transition until final tariff elimination for…

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ECONOMIC COOPERATION

Economic Cooperation in AANZFTA

The Chapter on Economic Cooperation supports the implementation of the AANZFTA and maximises the benefits Parties receive from the Agreement by ensuring that Parties utilise AANZFTA and are able to fulfill and comply with the obligations and commitments detailed in other chapters of the Agreement. To implement the Chapter on economic cooperation, an AANZFTA Economic…

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SUCCESS STORIES

Case Study of The Regional Patent Examination Training Program: Philippine Experience

Case Study of The Regional Patent Examination Training Program: Philippine Experience The Regional Patent Examination Training (RPET) Program is a modern, comprehensive, and intensive competency-based online training program, developed based on IP Australia’s existing patent examiner training framework. RPET aims to build the capacities of the participating ASEAN Intellectual Property Offices in conducting patent search…

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