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Overview

On April 7, 2008, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Prime Minister Helen Clark of New Zealand witnessed the signing of the China-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement in Beijing, which entered into force on October 1, 2008. Covering such areas as trade in goods, trade in services and investment, the Agreement is the first comprehensive FTA that China has ever signed as well as the first FTA that China signs with a developed country.

Full Text of the Agreement

Free Trade Agreement

Free Trade Agreement Between The Government of the People's Republic of China And The Government of New Zealand (English Version + Chinese Version)

Annexes
    Annex 1: Tariff Schedules
        Part A: Tariff Schedule of China with respect to Goods Originating in New Zealand (English Version + Chinese         Version)
        Part B: Tariff Schedule of New Zealand with respect to Goods Originating in China (English Version + Chinese         Version)
    Annex 2: Special Agricultural Safeguard Measures (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 3: Mid-Term Review Mechanism (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 4: China's Country-Specific Tariff Quotas for Wool and Wool Tops (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 5: Product Specific Rules of Origin (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 6: Certificate of Origin (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 7: Declaration of Origin (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 8: Schedules for Specific Commitments on Services
        Part A: China Schedule of Specific Commitments on Services (English Version + Chinese Version)
        Part B: New Zealand Schedule of Specific Commitments on Services (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 9: Sectoral Coverage under Article 107 (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 10: Commitments on Temporary Entry by Natural Persons
        Part A: China's Commitments (English Version + Chinese Version)
        Part B: New Zealand's Commitments (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 11: Commitments on Temporary Employment Entry by Natural Persons (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 12: Visa Facilitation (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 13: Expropriation (English Version + Chinese Version)
    Annex 14: The Agreement between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of New     Zealand on Cooperation in the Field of Conformity Assessment in Relation to Electrical and Electronic Equipment and     Components (English Version + Chinese Version)

Side Letters and Arrangements

Skilled workers side letter (English Version + Chinese Version)
Doctoral research scholarship programme side letter (English Version + Chinese Version)
Working holiday arrangement side letter (English Version + Chinese Version)
Arrangement on a Working Holiday Scheme Between The Government of the People's Republic of China and The Government of New Zealand (English Version + Chinese Version)

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