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Free trade agreements

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.​

Free trade agreements​​​
​​​​AcronymFree trade agreement (FTA) title
Other partiesWorking tariff schedule
​AANZFTA
Agreement establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area
Brunei (BN), Cambodia (KH), Indonesia (ID), Laos (LA), Malaysia (MY), Myanmar (MM), New Zealand (NZ), Philippines (PH), Singapore (SG), Thailand (TH), Vietnam (VN)
8

​ACl-FTA
​Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement​
​Chile (CL)​​​

7

​​A-UKFTA
​United Kingdom (UK)
​15
​ChAFTA
​China-Australia Free Trade Agreement
​China (CN)
12

CPTPP​​
Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership​Canada (CA), Japan (JP), Mexico (MX), Malaysia (MY), New Zealand (NZ), Peru (PE), Singapore (SG) and Vietnam (VN)

*Brunei (BR) and Chile (CL)
8B

​A-HKFTA
Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement
​Hong Kong, China (HK)
13

​IA-CEPA
Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
​Indonesia (ID)
9A

​IA-ECTA
India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement​
​India (IN)
​10A
JAEPA
Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement
​Japan (JP)
11

KAFTA​​​
Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement​Korea (KR)
10

​MAFTA
Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement
​Malaysia (MY)
9

​ANZCERTA
​Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement
​New Zealand (NZ)
3

​PACER Plus
Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus
​Cook Islands (CK), Kiribati (KI), New Zealand (NZ), Niue (NU), Samoa (WS), Solomon Islands (SB), Tonga (TO)​, ​Tuvalu (TV) and Vanuatu (VU)

*Nauru (NR)
8A

​PAFTA
​Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement
​Peru (PE)
6A

​​RCEP
​Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
​Brunei (BR), Cambodia (KH), China (CN), Indonesia (ID), Japan (JP), Korea (KR), Laos (LA), Malaysia (MY), New Zealand (NZ), Singapore (SG), Thailand (TH), Vietnam (VN)

* ​Myanmar (MM) and Philippines (PH)
14​
​SAFTA Amendment Agreement
​Singapore-Australia Free Trade​ Agreement
​Singapore (SG)
4A

​TAFTA
​Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement
​Thailand (TH)
​6

​​AUSFTAAustralia-United States Free Trade Agreement​United States of America (US)​​5
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​​*The agreement is not yet in force for these parties and will enter into force for a party 60 days after they ratify the relevant agreement.

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Other preferential arrangements

Australia has eleven ​other preferential arrangements that provide preferential rates of customs duty on a reciprocal or non-reciprocal basis to goods that are the produce or manufacture of countries and places to which that arrangement applies.​

Preferential arrangements
​​​​AcronymPreferential arrangement title
Other partiesWorking tariff schedule
ADC
Additional Duty Countries
Belarus (BY), Russia (RU) 3*

​CANATA
Canada-Australia Trade Agreement
Canada (CA)
3

​MATA
Malaysia-Australia Trade Agreement
Malaysia (MY)
3

​PATCRA II
Papua New Guinea-Australia Trade And Commercial Relations Agreement
Papua New Guinea (PG)
3

EXT​​
Preferential Arrangements Under Various Commonwealth Enactments For External Territories - Norfolk, Christmas And Cocos (Keeling) Islands​Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CC), Christmas Island (CX), Norfolk Island (NF)
​Not applicable

​SPARTECA
South Pacific Regional Trade And Economic Cooperation Agreement - Forum Island Countries
​See Schedule 1, Part 1 of Customs Tariff Regulations 2004
3

​LDC
Australian System Of Tariff Preferences For Developing Countries - Least Developed Country (LDC) Rate
See Schedule 1, Part 2 of Customs Tariff Regulations 2004
3

DC
​Australian System Of Tariff Preferences For Developing Countries – Developing Countries (DC) Rate
​See Schedule 1, Part 3 of Customs Tariff Regulations 2004
3

DCS​​​
Australian System Of Tariff Preferences For Developing Countries – Developing Countries Status (DCS) Rate​​See Schedule 1, Part 4 of Customs Tariff Regulations 20043

​​DCT
Australian System Of Tariff Preferences For Developing Countries - Developing Country Category T (DCT) Rate
​See Schedule 1, Part 5 of Customs Tariff Regulations 2004​​
3​

​​DCU
Developing Country - Ukraine (DCU​) Rate
​Ukraine (UA)​
3​
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​*For goods that are the produce or last place of manufacture in an additional duty country, additional duty of 35 per cent added to the general rate of customs duty must be applied.

Origin Advice

The ABF will provide written advice, upon request, for determining whether goods are eligible for claiming preferential rates of customs duty under an FTA or other preferential arrangement. For further information, see: