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Trade In Goods

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Chapter 2 of the AANZFTA on Trade in Goods details the progressive liberalisation of tariffs from the entry into force of the Agreement. AANZFTA aims to eliminate tariffs for at least 90% of products traded in the region within a specified timeline. Australia and New Zealand committed to achieve 100% elimination of tariffs by 2020.

Click here to access Annex 1 of the Agreement: Schedules of Tariff Commitments.

Further reduction or elimination of tariffs is also allowed under AANZFTA through negotiations between Parties or through a party’s unilateral action. AANZFTA also allows for future discussions among Parties on quantitative restrictions and non-tariff measures with a view of enhancing trade under the Agreement.

Read the Agreement: Chapter 2. Trade in Goods