Making the most of the the KAFTA

Making the most of the the KAFTA

The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) entered into force on the 14 December 2014.

Using KAFTA is making a big difference for Australian exporters in Korea. Getting the benefits from the agreement can be easier than you think.

This report gives you a quick summary of how to use the agreement, and how you can get the most benefit out of it, by addressing the below questions:

For goods exporters

  • Does KAFTA enable my exports go into Korea at lower tariff rates?
  • How do I export to Korea with lower tariffs?
  • What are rules of origin?
  • How do I get a Certificate of Origin?
  • Do lower tariffs only benefit the importer?
  • What does the importer need to do to access lower tariffs?
  • What else do I need to do? 

For service exporters

  • How to utilise KAFTA for services
For further information regarding the KAFTA please kindly contact our office directly, or contact the Export Council of Australia directly.


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