ASEAN - China Free Trade Area

14/12/2016

ASEAN and China signed the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Co-operation in November, 2002. The Parties, on the basis of this Framework Agreement, signed the Agreement on Trade in Goods (effective from July, 2005), Agreement on Trade in Services (effective from July, 2005), and Agreement on Investment (effective from February, 2010) with the aim of establishing an ASEAN – China Free Trade Area.

In Nov 2015, ASEAN and China signed the Protocol to Amend the ACFTA and Certain Agreements thereunder between ASEAN and China, including some new commitments in terms of Goods, Services and Investment. This Protocol came into force in May 2016.

Agreements:

Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Co-Operation (English version) (Vietnamese version)

Protocol 1

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Protocol 2

Protocol 3

Agreement on Dispute Settlement Mechanism of the Framework Agreement (English version) (Vietnamese version)

Agreement on Trade in Goods of the Framework Agreement (English version) (Vietnamese version)

Annex I

Annex II

Annex III

Protocol 1

Annex 1-10

Protocol 2

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 2a

Protocol on TBT & SPM

Tariff Reduction Schedule

Brunei Darussalam

Cambodia

China 

Indonesia

Lao PDR

Malaysia

Myanmar

Philippines

Thailand

Viet Nam 

Search for Vietnam's Tariff under ACFTA

Agreement on Trade in Services of the Framework Agreement (English version

1st Package

Brunei Darussalam

Cambodia

China

Indonesia

Lao PDR

Malaysia

Myanmar

Philippines

Singapore

Thailand

Viet Nam

2nd Package

Protocol to implement the 2nd package

Cover and headnote

Brunei Darussalam

Cambodia

China

Indonesia

Lao PDR

Malaysia

Myanmar

Philippines

Singapore

Thailand

Viet Nam

Agreement on Investment of the Framework Agreement

Protocol to Amend the ASEAN-China Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Co-operation and Certain Agreements thereunder

Other related documents:

Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Intellectual Property 

Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Standards, Technical Regulations and Conformity Assessment

Memorandum of Understanding between ASEAN and the Ministry of Agriculture of China on Agricultural Cooperation

Overview of Asean-China