Free Trade Agreement Codes
In Canada, there are 18 customs treatments, all presented by a code on customs coding form B3. Sixteen of the customs procedures will be reduced or repealed from the duty normally payable on imported goods, as a result of a free trade agreement or other preferential treatment granted by Canada to beneficiary countries. New Zealand also has bilateral trade agreements with Malaysia, Australia and Thailand. Distributors should consider the agreement that offers the most benefits for their imported/exported products. The ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA) is a regional trade agreement between the Association of Eastern Southern Nations (ASEAN), Australia and New Zealand. Entered into force in 2010 for Australia, New Zealand, Brunei, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, AANZFTA entered into force in 2011 for Laos and Cambodia and for Indonesia in 2012. The rules of origin applicable to products from a country are set out in a protocol on origin annexed to the specific agreement between the EU and the country concerned. The New Zealand-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement (MNZFTA) was signed in Kuala Lumpur on 26 October 2009 and entered into force on 1 August 2010. Malaysia is also a party to the ASEAN-Australia Agreement on the New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA). Distributors should consider the agreement that offers the most benefits for their imported/exported products. Upon entry into force, 70% of tariff headings will be exempt from customs duties for goods entering Chinese Taipei. The tax on the remaining lines will decrease over a period of 12 years.
Information on the rules of origin applicable to imports from Chinese Taipei and exports to Chinese Taipei can be found in Fact Sheet 48 (PDF 346 KB). The New Zealand-Hong Kong, China Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (NZ-HKC CEP) was signed in Hong Kong on 29 March 2010 and entered into force on 1 January 2011. The agreement allows goods exported from Hong Kong, China, to benefit from preferential tariff treatment on imports into New Zealand. Currently, all goods imported into Hong Kong, China, regardless of their origin, are exempt from customs duties. . . .