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MAFTA information roll-out
05 Feb 2013
The Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) entered into force on 1 January 2013 reducing trade barriers and making it easier for Australians to do business in Malaysia, one of Australia's closest regional partners and one of South East Asia's fastest growing economies.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has released a brochure for Australian audiences considering trade and investment opportunities in Malaysia.
The DFAT website has a web page dedicated to MAFTA, containing links to a guide for businesses on how to make use of MAFTA to export or import goods, and quick guides by industry sector. (These guides are available under the Guide to the Agreement tab). A MAFTA tariff schedules can be found on the MAFTA web page under the Official Documents tab, Annex 1, and are also available here.
Information on market opportunities and insights in the fields of Agriculture, ICT, Health & Medical and Oil & Gas will soon be available on the Austrade website.