Treaty being considered

The following treaty action was tabled on 18 March 2021: 

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

 

Text of RCEP

Preamble [PDF 55 KB]

  1. Initial Provisions and General Definitions [PDF 60 KB]
  2. Trade in Goods [PDF 130 KB]
  3. Rules of Origin [PDF 190 KB]
    This Chapter includes the following Annexes:
  4. Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation [PDF 125 KB]
    This Chapter includes the following Annexes:
    • Annex 4A. Period of Time to Implement the Commitments [PDF 80 KB]
  5. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures [PDF 110 KB]
  6. Standards, Technical Regulations, and Conformity Assessment Procedures [PDF 90 KB]
  7. Trade Remedies [PDF 110 KB]
    The Chapter includes the following Annex:
    • Annex 7A: Practices Relating to Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings [PDF 55 KB]
  8. Trade in Services [PDF 185 KB]
    The Chapter includes the following Annexes:
  9. Temporary Movement of Natural Persons [PDF 60 KB]
  10. Investment [PDF 165 KB]
    The Chapter includes the following Annexes:
  11. Intellectual Property [PDF 300 KB]
    This Chapter includes the following Annexes:
    • Annex 11A: Party-Specific Transition Periods [PDF 70 KB]
    • Annex 11B: List of Technical Assistance Requests [PDF 65 KB]
  12. Electronic Commerce [PDF 110 KB]
  13. Competition [PDF 75 KB]
    This Chapter includes the following Annexes:
    • Annex 13A: Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Brunei Darussalam [PDF 40 KB]
    • Annex 13B: Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Cambodia [PDF 40 KB]
    • Annex 13C: Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Lao PDR [PDF 40 KB]
    • Annex 13D: Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Myanmar [PDF 40 KB]
  14. Small and Medium Enterprises [PDF 45 KB]
  15. Economic and Technical Cooperation [PDF 50 KB]
  16. Government Procurement [PDF 45 KB]
    This Chapter includes the following Annex:
    • Annex 16A: Paper or Electronic Means Utilised by Parties for the Publication of Transparency Information [PDF 55 KB]
  17. General Provisions and Exceptions [PDF 115 KB]
  18. Institutional Provisions [PDF 65 KB]
    This Chapter includes the following Annex:
    • Annex 18A: Functions of the Subsidiary Bodies of the RCEP Joint Committee [PDF 80 KB]
  19. Dispute Settlement [PDF 180 KB]
  20. Final Provisions [PDF 75 KB]

Annex I — Schedules of Tariff Commitments

General Notes (Schedules of Tariff Commitments) [PDF 215 KB]

Australia

Brunei Darussalam

Cambodia

China

Indonesia

Japan

Korea

Laos

Malaysia

  • Headnote to Schedule of Malaysia [PDF 420 KB]
  • Schedule of Malaysia [PDF 24 MB]
  • Schedule of Malaysia Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) [PDF 31 KB]
  • Appendix of Malaysia in relation to paragraph 3 of Article 2.6 (Tariff Differentials) [PDF 310 KB]

Myanmar

New Zealand

Philippines

Singapore

Thailand

Viet Nam

Annex II — Schedules of Specific Commitments for Services

Annex III — Schedules of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

Annex IV — Schedules of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4002
Fax: +61 2 6277 2219
jsct@aph.gov.au