ANZTEC does not need a certificate of origin issued by a third party – the exporter can self-declare that the acquired property is original. An example of a statement and a certificate can be made here. 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). More information can also be found on the MFAT website. The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership is the first free trade agreement between Asia, the Pacific and America. New Zealand strives to eliminate tariffs on all products within an economically reasonable time frame. This is supported by transparent, liberal and flexible rules of origin to ensure that it is easy to decide where a product comes from and whether it can benefit from the free trade agreement. In May 2018, the EU Council authorised the Commission to open trade negotiations with New Zealand and adopted the relevant negotiating guidelines. After a first round of free trade negotiations in July 2018 in Brussels, negotiations are under way.
The Enhanced Economic Partnership Agreement between New Zealand and Hong Kong,China (NZ-HKC CEP) was signed on 29 March 2010 in Hong Kong and came into force on 1 January 2011. The agreement allows products exported from Hong Kong, China, to receive preferential tariff treatment upon importation into the NZ. Currently, all those who are imported into Hong Kong, China, are duty free, regardless of their origin. The agreement ensures that in the future, New Zealand goods imported into Hong Kong will remain duty-free in China. The New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (NZCFTA) came into force on 1 October 2008. NZ was the first OECD country to sign a comprehensive free trade agreement with China. Other trade agreements (including the Public Procurement Agreement, the Environmental Goods Agreement and the Information Technology Agreement) A fundamental principle for New Zealand is that any outcome in terms of services and investment must protect our government`s right to regulate for legitimate public policy purposes. Free trade agreements can facilitate visa access for New Zealand businessmen and our trading partners, which supports the development of our trade and economic relationships. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) is leading negotiations on the New Zealand Free Trade Agreement. It maintains an index of documents on trade agreements concluded and negotiated. On February 27, 2009, New Zealand and its close partner, Australia, signed a free trade agreement with the 10-country ASEAN regional bloc. It is estimated that a free trade agreement with ASEAN would increase the total GDP of the 12 countries by more than $48 billion over the 2000-2020 period, with New Zealand alone reaching an additional $3.4 billion.
  However, products under chapters 61 and 62 of the HS code (clothing) have different requirements. The exporting producer is required to obtain a certificate of origin from the Hong Kong Ministry of Trade and Industry in China or from a state-recognized certification organization in Hong Kong, China. A free trade agreement is a set of rules on how countries deal with each other when it comes to doing business together – importing and exporting goods, services and investment. In 2017, the EU and New Zealand entered into a partnership agreement containing a number of rules for economic and trade cooperation. In addition, New Zealand has been a member of the WTO since 1995. New Zealand wants to ensure that the rules of origin are neutral, which means that they do not favour input producers over producers of finished products or favour one industry over another. We prefer the self-reporting of origin as the basis for the original research in the first instance under the free trade agreement. New Zealand is also seeking free trade agreements that