About this inquiry

This inquiry will examine aspects of the Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the Republic of Peru (Peru FTA) (Canberra, 12 February 2018). Noting its August 2018 report, the Committee will again consider:

• ongoing concerns over the increasing complexity created by the number of trade agreements, particularly multiple agreements with the same partner; and

• the specific inclusion and operation of the ISDS provisions in recently concluded trade agreements.






Past Public Hearings

08 Nov 2018: MELBOURNE, VIC

Terms of Reference

The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties adopted a reference from Minister Birmingham, Minister for Trade, to investigate aspects on the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement, with the Committee agreeing to report by 21 November 2018.
Noting its August 2018 report into PAFTA, the Committee will again consider:
ongoing concerns over the increasing complexity created by the number of trade agreements, particularly multiple agreements with the same partner; and
the specific inclusion and operation of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement provisions in recently concluded trade agreements.

 |  Contents  | 
Top