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2009 ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement adopted on 26 February 2009 in Cha-am, Thailand

Full Title: 2009 ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement adopted on 26 February 2009 in Cha-am, Thailand
Short Title / Abbreviations: ATIGA
CIL Subject Classification: ASEAN Economic Community/ASEAN Economic Ministers

ASEAN Economic Community/ASEAN Free Trade Area

Date of Adoption: 26 February 2009
Date of Entry into Force: 30 April 2010
Ratification Status: Please visit CIL Treaty Status Database
Place of Adoption: Cha-am, Thailand, 14th ASEAN Summit
Level of Officials Signing: Economic Ministers
Depository: Secretary-General
Mode of Entry into Force: Article 96 (2): “This Agreement shall enter into force, after all Member States have notified or, where necessary, deposited instruments of ratifications with the Secretary-General of ASEAN upon completion of their internal procedures, which shall not take more than one hundred and eighty (180) days after the signing of this Agreement.”
Dispute Settlement: Article 89:”The ASEAN Protocol on Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism, signed on 29 November 2004 in Vientiane, Lao PDR and amendments thereto, shall apply in relation to any dispute arising from, or any difference between Member States concerning the interpretation or application of this Agreement. “
Link to Text (CIL):
Link to Text (External): http://www.asean.org/images/2013/economic/afta/atiga%20interactive%20rev4.pdf (accessed on 25 February 2014)
Annexes: Annex 1Annex 2Annex 3Annex 3 – Attachment 1Annex 4Annex 5

Annex 6

Annex 7

Annex 8

Annex 9

Annex 10

Protocols / Amendments:
Amending / Superseding: List of Superseded Agreements under Art 91(2) of ATIGA (endorsed by the the 25th AFTA Council Meeting, 10 August 2010)

1. Agreement on ASEAN Preferential Trading Arrangements, Manila, 24 February 1977.

2. Agreement on the Common Effective Preferential Tariff Scheme for the ASEAN Free Trade Area, Singapore, 28 January 1992.

3. Protocol to Amend the Agreement on ASEAN Preferential Trading Arrangements, Bangkok, 15 December 1995.

4. Protocol to Amend the Agreement on the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) Scheme for the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), Bangkok, 15 December 1995.

5. Protocol on the Special Arrangement for Sensitive and Highly Sensitive Products, Singapore, 30 September 1999

6. Protocol regarding the Implementation of the CEPT Scheme Temporary Exclusion List, Singapore, 23 November 2000.

7. Protocol to Amend the Agreement on the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) Scheme for the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) for the Elimination of Import Duties, 31 January 2003.

8. First Protocol to Amend the Special Arrangement for Sensitive and Highly Sensitive Products, Jakarta, 3 September 2004.

9.  Protocol on Improvements on Extensions of Tariff Preferences under the ASEAN Preferential Trading Arrangement, Manila, 15 December 1987.

10. Basic Agreement on ASEAN Industrial Cooperation, Singapore, 26 April 1996.**)

11. Protocol to Amend the Basic Agreement on the ASEAN Industrial Cooperation Scheme, 21 April 2004**)

**) The superseding of these agreements shall take effect three (3) months from the date of entry into force of the Protocol to Amend Certain Economic Agreements related to Trade in Goods.

Additional Information: This Agreement incorporates the following instruments or certain articles thereof:

1994 Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization and the 1994 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

1994 Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO)

1994 Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (WTO)

1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on Mutual Recognition Arrangements

2002 ASEAN Sectoral Recognition Arrangement on Electrical and Electronic Equipment

2003 Agreement on the ASEAN Harmonized Cosmetic Regulatory Scheme

2004 ASEAN Protocol on Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism

2005 Agreement to Establish the ASEAN Single Window

2006 Protocol to Establish and Implement the ASEAN Single Window

2005 Agreement on the ASEAN Harmonized Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulatory Regime

2007 Protocol to Provide Special Consideration for Rice and Sugar

2013 Protocol to Amend Certain ASEAN Economic Agreements related to Trade in Goods

 

Related Instruments with elements incorporated or referred to in the text of this instrument:

1994 Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (WTO)

1994 Agreement on Safeguards (WTO)

1994 Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of General Agreement on Tariffs and trade

1996 Ministerial Declaration on Trade in Information Technology Products adopted in the Ministerial Conference o the WTO

2003 Protocol Governing the Implementation of the ASEAN Harmonised Tariff Nomenclature

2009 Work Programme under the Initiative for ASEAN Integration

ASEAN Trade Facilitation Work Programme 2007-2015

2009 ASEAN Trade Facilitation Framework

 

Related instruments concluded after the signing of the 2009 ATIGA:

2010 Protocol to Provide Special Consideration for Rice and Sugar

2010 Memorandum of Understanding for Self-Certification Scheme Phase 1

2013 Memorandum of Understanding for Self-Certification Scheme Phase 2

Prepared By: ZZ On: 4 Aug 2009
Checked By: CSW On: 11 Oct 2009
Last Updated By: CSW On: 25 Feb 2014

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