New Zealand has another trade agreement with Malaysia – AANZFTA, which includes Australia and other ASEAN countries. The pricing system (external link) helps you choose which one, but there are other factors such as handling and routing requirements that you also need to consider. Use the tariff calculator (external link) and this NZIER [PDF, 130 KB] study [PDF, 130KB] to help you make your decision. Although free trade negotiations between the EU and Malaysia have been frozen, a Sustainable Impact Assessment (AIS) has been launched to support free trade negotiations between the two partners. The ASA will assess the potential impact of the trade and trade provisions of the proposed free trade agreement on the economic, social, human rights and environmental aspects in each trading partner and in other countries concerned. The ASEAN region is a dynamic market with approximately 640 million consumers and is the eighth largest economy in the world. Countries as a group are the EU`s third largest trading partner outside Europe, after the United States and China. Calendar: Negotiations began in 2005, the agreement was signed in October 2009 and came into force in August 2010 to present the PCO with import documents from the importing part of the importer that has already signed and implemented seven bilateral free trade agreements with Japan, Pakistan, India, New Zealand, Chile, Australia and Turkey. At the ASEAN level, Malaysia has 6 regional free trade agreements with ASEAN (AFTA), China, Korea, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and India. Malaysia is one of our fastest growing export markets and our sixth largest trading partner for products. In 2014, two-way merchandise trade totaled more than $3 billion.
These bilateral trade and investment agreements were designed as building blocks for a future agreement between the regions. Ensuring better access for EU exporters to the dynamic ASEAN market is an EU priority. Negotiations for a trade and investment agreement between the region and ASEAN began in 2007 and were interrupted by mutual agreement in 2009 to relax a bilateral negotiating format. With the large and growing population of Malaysia, there are many opportunities for growth and our free trade agreement is helping to pave the way.