Report 181

August 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN: 978-1-74366-876-4

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Executive Summary



  Committee Secretariat

Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Purpose of the report
  The inquiry
  Conduct of the Committee’s review

2. Trade in Goods

  Effect of US withdrawal
  Non-tariff barriers

3. Trade in Services

  Trade in services provisions
  Mineral Exploration and Technology Services (METS)
  Ratchet mechanism

4. Investment and ISDS

  Investor-State Dispute Settlement

5. Movement of persons

  Contractual service providers

6. Intellectual Property and Copyright

  Intellectual Property
  Copyright and open source software
  Support for suspensions

7. Other matters

  Regulatory harmonisation
  The noodle bowl
  Trade liberalisation

A. Submissions

B. Exhibits

C. Witnesses

Additional Comments

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 4002