The EU and Australia have concluded negotiations for a political framework agreement with a number of economic and trade cooperation agreements. Free trade agreements (FAs) offer a competitive advantage to Australian businesses. By removing and removing certain barriers to international trade and investment, free trade agreements benefit Australian exporters, importers, producers and investors. To date, the EU and Australia have maintained their trade and economic relations under the 2008 EU-Australia partnership. The aim is to facilitate trade in industrial products between the EU and Australia by removing technical barriers and improving trade in services and investment. The annual high-level dialogue on high-level trade policy meets regularly to discuss bilateral trade relations. Free trade agreements are international agreements that remove or reduce certain barriers to trade and investment between two or more countries. Australia currently has 11 free trade agreements with 18 countries and is seeking to negotiate and implement additional agreements. There is a mutual recognition agreement between the EU and Australia to facilitate trade in industrial products by removing technical barriers. The agreement establishes mutual recognition of compliance assessment procedures.
This reduces the testing and certification costs of exports and imports. Learn about tariff results and rules of origin for Australia`s free trade agreements through the FTA online portal. To learn more about EU-Australia trade negotiations Free trade agreements provide a mechanism to facilitate trade in goods. Each agreement contains information and links to legislation, guidelines and opinions on rules of origin and access to preferential rates. Australia presented trade initiatives or trade agreements with countries or groups of countries in the table below. Do you need help accessing Free Trade Advantage? Check the user manual (PDF 532KB) or e-Mailemail@example.com The draft report is not available online. Australia is part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership (RCEP).