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Free trade agreements

Includes information on relevant legislation, policy and notices.

Free trade agreements provide a mechanism for the facilitation of trade in goods. Each agreement has information and links to relevant legislation, policy and notices on the rules of origin and how to access preferential rates of duty. 

Australia has trade initiatives or trade agreements with the countries or groups of countries listed in the following table.

​InitiativeAgreement StatusPreference Flow
​The Agreement establishing an ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area​Plurilateral​Reciprocal
​Canada Australia Trade Agreement (CANATA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement (ACl-FTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)​Plurilateral​Reciprocal
​Developing Country Preferential Rates​Developing Country Preferential Rates​Non-Reciprocal
​Forum Islands (Including Fiji)​Bilateral​Non-Reciprocal
Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A-HKFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA)*​Bilateral​Non-Reciprocal
​Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Australian New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (ANZCERTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus)*​Plurilateral​Reciprocal
Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
​Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA)​Bilateral​Reciprocal
* Not yet commenced

Origin Advice

The ABF will provide written advice, upon request, for determining whether a good originates for the purposes of claiming preferences under one of Australia’s FTAs to Australian importers of goods, as well as exporters and producers of those goods that are located in a Party to that FTA.