Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement

Table of Contents

Preamble

  1. Establishment of the Free Trade Area and Definitions

    Annex 1-A Certain Definitions

  2. National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

    Annex 2-A Application of Chapter Two

    Section A : Measures of the United States
    Section B : Measures of Australia

    Annex 2-B Tariff Elimination

    Common Notes (PDF) | (RTF)
    General Notes of Australia (PDF) | (RTF)
    Schedule of Australia (PDF ]
    General Notes of the United States (PDF) | (RTF)
    Schedule of the United States (PDF ]

    Annex 2-C Pharmaceuticals

  3. Agriculture

    Annex 3-A Agricultural Safeguard Measures

    Section A : Price-Based Safeguard for Horticultural
    Section B : Quantity-Based Safeguard for Beef
    Section C : Price-Based Safeguard for Beef

  4. Textiles and Apparel

    Annex 4-A Textile or Apparel Specific Rules of Origin (Chapters 42, 50-63, 70 & 94)

  5. Rules of Origin

    Section A : Rules of Origin
    Section B : Supporting Information and Verification
    Section C : Consultation and Modifications
    Section D : Application and Interpretation
    Section E : Definitions

    Annex 5-A, General Interpretative Note and Product-Specific Rules (PDF) | (RTF)
    For a description of the products covered by Annexes 4-A and 5-A, please refer to the US International Trade Commission 2004 Tariff Database. Please note, however, that the tariff rates listed on this site are current base rates and do not reflect the preferential tariff treatment available to Australian goods under AUSFTA.

  6. Customs Administration
  7. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

    Annex 7-A Standing Technical Working Group on Animal and Plant Health Measures

    Section A : Establishment of the Standing Technical Working Group on Animal and Plant Health Measures
    Section B : Development of Specific Work Plans

  8. Technical Barriers to Trade

    Annex 8-A Chapter Coordinator

  9. Safeguards
  10. Cross-border Trade in Services

    Annex 10-A Professional Services

  11. Investment

    Annex 11-A Customary International Law
    Annex 11-B Expropriation

  12. Telecommunications

    Section A : Access to and Use of Public Telecommunications Services
    Section B : Suppliers of Public Telecommunications Services
    Section C : Conduct of Major Suppliers of Public Telecommunications Services
    Section D : Other Measures

  13. Financial Services

    Annex 13-A Cross-Border Trade
    Annex 13-B Specific Commitments
    Annex 13-C Authorities Responsible for Financial Services

  14. Competition-related Matters
  15. Government Procurement

    Section 1 : Central Government Entities
    Section 2 : Regional Government Entities
    Section 3 : Government Enterprises
    Section 4 : Goods
    Section 5 : Services
    Section 6 : Construction Services
    Section 7 : General Notes
    Section 8 : Threshold Adjustment Formula

  16. Electronic Commerce
  17. Intellectual Property Rights
  18. Labour
  19. Environment
  20. Transparency
  21. Institutional Arrangements and Dispute Settlement

    Section A : Institutional Arrangements and Administration
    Section B : Dispute Settlement Proceedings

    Annex 21-A  Inflation Adjustment Formula for Monetary Assessments

  22. General Provisions and Exceptions
  23. Final Provisions

Non Conforming Measures (Chapters 10, 11 & 13)
Annex I (PDF) | (RTF)

Schedule of Australia
Schedule of United States

Annex II (PDF) | (RTF)

Schedule of Australia
Schedule of United States

Annex III (Australia) (PDF) | (RTF)

Schedule of Australia
Schedule of United States

Annex III (United States) (PDF) | (RTF)

Schedule of Australia
Schedule of United States

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Side letters

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 15

Chapter 17