The ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand Summit on 30 November 2004 in Vientiane, Lao PDR, agreed to establish the ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA).
The AANZFTA is a comprehensive and single-undertaking economic agreement that opens up and creates new opportunities for the 650 million peoples of ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand which has a combined economic output of US$4.2 trillion via a platform of a more liberal, facilitative and transparent market access and investment regimes among the signatories to the Agreement.
Economic Ministers of ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand signed the AANZFTA Agreement on 27 February 2009 in Thailand. It is ASEAN's first comprehensive FTA negotiations with Dialogue Partners covering all sectors.
The ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area Agreement has been implemented by Malaysia on 1 January 2010.
Please click the following link to view the Agreement Establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area: Agreement Establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area, Cha-am, Thailand, 27 February 2009.
Note: Form AANZ is a Preferential Certificate of Origin that is accepted as evidence of origin by preference-giving countries (member countries of AANZFTA) to obtain preferential treatment.
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