Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Australia
Commodity Group
Meat
Commodity
All
Date
01/06/2015
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Free Trade Agreement
Description
Signed free trade agreement with China. Key outcomes include: elimination of tariffs on bovine meat (currently ranging from 12 to 25 percent) within 9 years; elimination of the 12 percent tariff on bovine offal within 4 to 7 years; elimination of the tariffs on sheepmeat (currently ranging from 12 to 23 percent) within 8 years; elimination of the 18 percent tariff on frozen sheepmeat offal within 7 years; elimination of the 20 percent tariff on goat meat within 8 years; tariffs of up to 20 percent on pork eliminated within 4 years.