Australia’s FTA Negotiating Aims

Australia’s Negotiating Aims and Approach to FTA with the UK

The Australian Government has released its negotiating aims for a Free Trade Agreement with the UK.

Areas in which Australia will be seeking increased opportunities for business to enhance the Aus-UK relationship include:

  • Trade in goods
  • Trade in services
  • Investment
  • Digital Trade
  • SMEs
  • Government procurement
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trade & Sustainable Development
  • Regulatory cooperation
  • Transparency
  • Dispute settlement
  • General provisions and exceptions

Please view the full document with more information on each aim and approach here.

The Chamber is providing a voice for business into both sides of Government on the potential benefits of the FTA. If you would like to provide input, please be in touch with hannah@australiachamber.co.uk.

The Australian Government continues to welcome direct input from any stakeholders, including business and civil society, on issues of relevance to the FTA negotiations. To provide input, or make a submission, please email ukfta@dfat.gov.au