MAFTA monsoon opens new trade routes
AUSTRALIAN businesses should hitch their sails to the "monsoonal winds" of the free trade agreement with Malaysia, and maximise investment and trade potential with Australia's third-largest trading partner in Asean.
MAFTA On-Line Tariff Schedules and Making Use of MAFTA Guide launched
The HS 2012 MAFTA tariff schedules have now been uploaded to the DFAT website. www.dfat.gov.au/fta/mafta
Making Use of MAFTA
The “Making Use of MAFTA’ guide provides easy to digest information on the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) and it’s provisions for the extensive tariff liberalization commitments by Malaysia and Australia from the Agreement's entry-into-force on 1 January 2013.
Regional Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP)
Update on the RCEP negotiations, an ASEAN-centred proposal for a regional free trade area which initially includes the ten ASEAN member states (and hence Malaysia) plus those countries which have existing FTAs with ASEAN (Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea and New Zealand).