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Additional Annexes

Chapter-3-Annex-3A-Product-Specific-Rules.pdf

Chapter-3-Annex-3B-Minimum-Information-Requirements.pdf

Chapter-4-Annex-4A-Period-of-Time-to-Implement-the-Commitments.pdf

Chapter-7-Annex-7A-Practices-Relating-to-Anti-Dumping-and-Countervailing-Duty-Proceedings.pdf

Chapter-8-Annex-8A-Financial-Services.pdf

Chapter-8-Annex-8B-Telecommunications-Services.pdf

Chapter-8-Annex-8C-Professional-Services.pdf

Chapter-10-Annex-10A-Customary-International-Law.pdf

Chapter-10-Annex-10B-Expropriation.pdf

Chapter-11-Annex-11A-Party-Specific-Transition-Periods.pdf

Chapter-11-Annex-11B-List-of-Technical-Assistance-Requests.pdf

Chapter-13-Annex-13A-Application-of-Article-13.3-Appropriate-Measures-against-Anti-Competitive-Activities-and-Article-13.4-Cooperation-to-Brunei-Darussalam.pdf

Chapter-13-Annex-13B-Application-of-Article-13.3-Appropriate-Measures-against-Anti-Competitive-Activities-and-Article-13.4-Cooperation-to-Cambodia.pdf

Chapter-13-Annex-13C-Application-of-Article-13.3-Appropriate-Measures-against-Anti-Competitive-Activities-and-Article-13.4-Cooperation-to-Lao-PDR.pdf

Chapter-13-Annex-13D-Application-of-Article-13.3-Appropriate-Measures-against-Anti-Competitive-Activities-and-Article-13.4-Cooperation-to-Myanmar.pdf

Chapter-16-Annex-16A-Paper-or-Electronic-Means-Utilised-by-Parties-for-the-Publication-of-Transparency-Information.pdf

Chapter-18-Annex-18A-Functions-of-the-Subsidiary-Bodies-of-the-RCEP-Joint-Committee.pdf

Summary Information
Full Title

2020 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Short Title / Abbreviations

2020 RCEP

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 15/11/2020
Place of Adoption 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit via Video Conference
Issued/Adopted by Economic and Trade Ministers of ASEAN, Australia, People's Republic of China, Japan, Republic of Korea and New Zealand
Dispute settlement provisions

See Chapter 19 – Dispute Settlement

Depository

Secretary-General of ASEAN

Annexes

Chapter Annexes:

Annex 3A (Product-Specific Rules)

Annex 3B (Minimum Information Requirements)

Annex 4A (Period of Time to Implement the Commitments)

Annex 7A (Practices Relating to Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings)

Annex 8A (Financial Services)

Annex 8B (Telecommunications Services)

Annex 8C (Professional Services)

Annex 10A (Customary International Law)

Annex 10B (Expropriation)

Annex 11A (Party-Specific Transition Periods)

Annex 11B (List of Technical Assistance Requests)

Annex 13A (Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Brunei Darussalam)

Annex 13B (Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Cambodia)

Annex 13C (Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Lao PDR)

Annex 13D (Application of Article 13.3 (Appropriate Measures against Anti-Competitive Activities) and Article 13.4 (Cooperation) to Myanmar)

Annex 16A (Paper or Electronic Means Utilised by Parties for the Publication of Transparency Information)

Annex 18A (Functions of the Subsidiary Bodies of the RCEP Joint Committee)

 

Market Access Annexes:

Annex I – Schedules of Tariff Commitments

  • Annex I – General Headnotes
  • Brunei Darussalam – Headnotes
  • Brunei Darussalam – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Cambodia – Headnotes
  • Cambodia – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Indonesia – Headnotes
  • Indonesia – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Indonesia – Appendix on Tariff Differentials
  • Lao PDR – Headnotes
  • Lao PDR – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Malaysia – Headnotes
  • Malaysia – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Myanmar – Headnotes
  • Myanmar – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Philippines – Headnotes
  • Philippines – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Philippines – Appendix on Tariff Differentials
  • Singapore – Headnotes
  • Thailand – Headnotes
  • Thailand – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Thailand – Appendix on Tariff Differentials
  • Viet Nam – Headnotes
  • Viet Nam – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Viet Nam – Appendix on Tariff Differentials
  • Australia – Headnotes
  • Australia – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • China – Headnotes
  • China – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • China – Appendix on Tariff Differentials
  • Japan – Headnotes
  • Japan – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Japan – Appendix on Tariff Differentials
  • Korea – Headnotes
  • Korea – Schedule of Tariff Commitments
  • Korea – Appendix on Tariff Differentials
  • New Zealand – Headnotes
  • New Zealand – Schedule of Tariff Commitments

Annex II – Schedules of Specific Commitments for Services

  • Cambodia – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services
  • Lao PDR – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services
  • Myanmar – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services
  • Philippines – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services
  • Thailand – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services
  • Viet Nam – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services
  • China – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services
  • New Zealand – Schedule of Specific Commitments for Services

Annex III – Schedules of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

  • Brunei Darussalam – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Cambodia – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services
  • Indonesia – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services
  • Indonesia – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Lao PDR – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Malaysia – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment
  • Myanmar – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Philippines – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Singapore – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment
  • Thailand – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Viet Nam – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Australia – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment
  • China – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment
  • Japan – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment
  • Korea – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment
  • New Zealand – Schedule of Reservations and Non-Conforming Measures for Investment

Annex IV – Schedules of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons

  • Brunei Darussalam – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Cambodia – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Indonesia – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Lao PDR – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Malaysia – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Myanmar – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Philippines – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Singapore – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Thailand – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Viet Nam – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Australia – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • China – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Japan – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • Korea – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
  • New Zealand – Schedule of Specific Commitments on Temporary Movement of Natural Persons
Entry Into Force Status Not In Force
Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 20.6: Entry into Force

1. This Agreement shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, or approval by each signatory State in accordance with its applicable legal procedures. The instrument of ratification, acceptance, or approval of a signatory State shall be deposited with the Depositary.

2. This Agreement shall enter into force for those signatory States that have deposited their instrument of ratification, acceptance, or approval, 60 days after the date on which at least six signatory States which are Member States of ASEAN and three signatory States other than Member States of ASEAN have deposited their instrument of ratification, acceptance, or approval with the Depositary.

3. After the date of entry into force of this Agreement, this Agreement shall enter into force for any other signatory State 60 days after the date on which it has deposited its instrument of ratification, acceptance, or approval with the Depositary.

 

Article 20.8: General Review

1. The Parties shall undertake a general review of this Agreement with a view to updating and enhancing this Agreement to ensure that this Agreement remains relevant to the trade and investment issues and challenges confronting the Parties, five years after the date of entry into force of this Agreement, and every five years thereafter, unless the Parties agree otherwise.

2. In conducting a review pursuant to this Article, the Parties shall:

(a) consider ways to further enhance trade and investment among the Parties; and

(b) take into account:

(i) the work of all committees and subsidiary bodies established pursuant to Chapter 18 (Institutional Provisions); and

(ii) relevant developments in international fora.

Status
ASEAN States 13/04/2021)
Brunei Darussalam Signature 15/11/2020
Cambodia Signature 15/11/2020
Indonesia Signature 15/11/2020
Lao PDR Signature 15/11/2020
Malaysia Signature 15/11/2020
Myanmar Signature 15/11/2020
Philippines Signature 15/11/2020
Singapore Signature 15/11/2020
Ratification 09/04/2021
Thailand Signature 15/11/2020
Viet Nam Signature 15/11/2020
Other Country Australia    Signature (15/11/2020)
People's Republic of China    Signature (15/11/2020)
Japan    Signature (15/11/2020)
Republic of Korea    Signature (15/11/2020)
New Zealand    Signature (15/11/2020)
Related Instruments
Related Instruments

2018 Joint Media Statement on the Fifth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting

2018 Joint Media Statement on the Fourth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting

2017 Joint Leaders’ Statement on the Negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

2017 Joint Media Statement on the Fifth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting

2017 Joint Media Statement on the Third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting

2016 Joint Leaders’ Statement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

2016 Joint Media Statement on the Second Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting

2015 Joint Media Statement of the Third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting

2015 Joint Statement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Negotiations

2014 Joint Media Statement of the Second Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting

2013 Joint Media Statement on the First Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting

2012 Guiding Principles and Objectives for Negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

2012 Joint Declaration on the Launch of Negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

2011 ASEAN Framework for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

1994 Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organisation

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