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. Our exports to Thailand have almost doubled since the agreement came into force. We are consulting with the Maori on free trade agreements. The United Kingdom is in parallel discussions with other competing export markets, including Australia. If these countries enter into agreements different from those with NZ (including different tariff reductions or other non-tariff barriers), this could have an impact on NZ exporters. Australia would be highly motivated to reach a free trade agreement with the UK following a recent chinese intervention against Australian exporters and focusing on the prioritization of its agricultural sector. Free trade agreements (FTAs) support NZ distributors (exporters and importers) by improving access to partner markets and removing trade barriers (for example. (B) customs procedures) in these markets. 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.

Trade Minister David Parker acknowledged the current « protectionist » problems in agriculture in the NZ-EU free trade agreements, but remains optimistic about similar talks with the UK. At a recent press conference, Parker said that closer trade agreements and 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. A guide to New Zealand`s free trade agreement with ASEAN and Australia and AANZFTA updates. 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. The South Pacific Regional Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement (SPARTECA) is a non-reciprocal trade agreement in which NZ (with Australia) provides preferential tariff treatment for certain products that are the production or production of Pacific Forum countries (known as the Forum Island Countries). For NZ products exported to an Island Country Forum, there is no preferential rate. For more information on the agreement, including a price search and information on business activities in Chinese Taipei, please visit the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office for Chinese Taipei website.

The website contains links to the following provisions of ANZTEC and JG, introduced in New Zealand legislation: the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA) is a regional trade agreement that includes 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.