EU-Indonesia trade agreement: the report on the 9th round of negotiations aANZFTA is a free trade agreement between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia and New Zealand. For more information on rules of origin and agreement, visit Fact Sheet 8 (PDF 701 KB). Both focus groups were conducted in a constructive atmosphere. The ninth round of negotiations for a trade agreement between the EU and Indonesia was held from 2-6 December in Brussels, Belgium. Negotiators have made good progress in all chapters, including chapters on public procurement, rules of origin, facilitation of customs and trade, rules governing trade in food, animal and plant products, technical barriers to trade and sustainable development issues. The next round of negotiations is scheduled for Indonesia in March 2020. Despite political differences between the two countries, the two governments have not imposed diplomatic relations. The New Zealand government continued to assist Indonesia in the Colombo plan, albeit at a greatly reduced level. While New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake felt that Indonesia`s confrontational policy was wrong, he saw New Zealand`s colombo aid plan as a sign of goodwill towards the Indonesian people.  In October 1965, an attempted coup in Indonesia led to massacres of PKI members and supporters; change Indonesia`s political landscape. Between October 1965 and March 1967, General Suharto assumed many of President Sukarno`s former powers; and Indonesia`s second president.
In June 1966, Malaysia and Indonesia signed a peace agreement that officially ended the confrontation. Holyoake welcomed these developments as a step towards the full resumption of friendly contacts with Indonesia.  NZ also has bilateral trade agreements with Malaysia, Australia and Thailand. Distributors should consider the agreement that is most beneficial to their imported/exported products. The sixth round of negotiations for a free trade agreement between the EU and New Zealand was held in Wellington, New Zealand, from 10-13 December 2019. The discussions bridged the gaps between the positions of the two parties in a number of areas. Discussions focused on several chapters of the forthesty agreement, focusing on geographical indications, services, investment liberalization and capital flows, energy and raw materials, small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as dispute resolution and legal issues. As part of its commitment to transparency, the European Commission today published reports summarising the progress of recent rounds of negotiations on trade agreements INTER the EU and Indonesia and New Zealand. The New Zealand-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement (MNZFTA) was signed on 26 October 2009 in Kuala Lumpur and came into force on 1 August 2010. Malaysia is also a party to the ASEAN-Australia Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA). Distributors should consider the agreement that is most beneficial to their imported/exported products. AANZFTA was the first multi-lateral free trade agreement negotiation launched by New Zealand and Australia as a common party.
It was also the first time THAT ASEAN had entered into comprehensive negotiations on a free trade agreement covering all sectors at the same time. Revised rules of origin for trans-Tasman trade came into effect on September 1, 2011. For more information on the rules of origin for ANCERTA and general instructions for using the agreement, see fact sheet 20 (PDF 268 KB).