Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday called the agreement a „victory for multilateralism and free trade,“ according to a report by the state-run Xinhua news agency. Can China grant the same customs facility of almost 0% to all other non-ASEAN countries? I think import tariffs between ASEAN countries or countries that have a free trade agreement with ASEAN countries are now zero. Negotiations on the free trade agreement began in August 2006 and both sides completed negotiations in September 2008, during eight rounds of negotiations. The China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement is a comprehensive free trade agreement that includes trade in goods, trade in services, staff flows and customs procedures. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and ASEAN leaders will participate in a signing ceremony on 22 November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to sign the protocol amending the framework agreement on global economic cooperation between China and ASEAN. [Xinhua] The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) is a bilateral free trade agreement between the governments of Australia and China. Since the beginning of the negotiations, 21 rounds of negotiations have been concluded.  The agreement was reached on 17 November 2014 and the details were published two days later almost ten years after the first round of negotiations, which began on 23 May 2005, following a joint feasibility study. The free trade agreement was signed on 17 June 2015 between the two countries.  Following the usual conclusion of the contract, the agreement came into force on December 20, 2015, after the Chinese government completed its internal legal and legislative procedures and the Joint Treaty Committee of the Australian Parliament and the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade conducted a review.
  China also concluded a free trade agreement with New Zealand in 2009, which will be phased in over a 10-year period. The free trade agreement will eliminate all tariffs on Chinese exports to New Zealand by 2016 and eliminate 96% of Tariffs on New Zealand exports to China by 2019. The agreement will also facilitate reciprocal investment and trade in services. The deal has been very beneficial for kiwis like Fonterra. New Zealand`s fishing industry has also benefited. An Introduction to Tax Treaties Across Asia In this issue of Asia Briefing Magazine, we examine the different types of trade and tax agreements that exist between Asian nations. These include bilateral investment agreements, bilateral double taxation agreements and free trade agreements that cover all companies directly active in Asia. The agreement sets the conditions for trade in goods and services, cross-border investment and new rules in increasingly important areas, such as e-commerce and intellectual property. The impact on trade in manufactured goods between Asian nations will be particularly evident, analysts said. The free trade agreement between China and South Korea officially entered into force on December 20, 2015. Under the agreement, South Korea will eliminate tariffs on 92% of all Chinese products within 20 years of implementation, in exchange for China`s abolition of tariffs on 91% of South Korean products. Under the free trade agreement, about 99.7% of Chinese exports to Switzerland will be zero tariffs and the free share of tariffs on Swiss exports to China is 84.2%.
The People`s Republic of China has bilateral trade agreements with the blocs, countries and their two specific administrative regions: The China-Switzerland Free Trade Agreement (FTA) officially entered into force on 1 July 2014. Free trade negotiations between the two countries were officially launched in 2011. After nine rounds of negotiations, the two sides signed the agreement in July 2013. List of agreements between two states, two blocs or one bloc and one state.