Singapore Australia Free Trade Agreement Full Text

On 13 October 2016, Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment, and his Singaporean counterpart Lim Hng Kiang, Minister of Trade and Investment, in Canberra, the agreement amending SAFTA forming the trade results announced on 6 May 2016 by Prime Minister Turnbull and his Singaporean counterpart, Lee, under the aegis of the Australia-Singapore Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP). recognising the need for good corporate governance and a predictable, transparent and consistent business environment, so that companies can operate freely, use resources efficiently and make sound investment and planning decisions; and 5. Any person appointed as a member or President of the Arbitral Tribunal may not have the nationality of either party and have expertise or experience in matters of law, international trade, other matters within the scope of this Convention or the settlement of disputes arising out of international trade agreements and shall be chosen strictly on the basis of objectivity; Reliability, judgment and independence. In addition, the President may not be employed either by habitual residence in the territory of a Contracting Party or of any of the Contracting Parties. subject to the requirement that such measures not be applied in a manner that would constitute a means of arbitrary or unjustified discrimination or a disguised restriction on trade in services. (b) it would reduce the efficiency of the business management process. 5. In order to ensure that national rules, including measures relating to qualification requirements and procedures, technical standards and authorisation requirements, do not constitute unnecessary barriers to trade in services, the Parties shall jointly review the outcome of negotiations on disciplines relating to such measures, in accordance with Article VI.4 of the WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) – with regard to their eggs in this Agreement. The Parties shall ensure that these disciplines ensure, inter alia, that these requirements are met: as Singapore is a free port, the focus is on ensuring liberal access conditions for many Australian service providers, such as exporters of legal, financial and educational services. 1. If the Parties agree, the Arbitral Tribunal may suspend its work at any time for a maximum period of twelve months from the date of this Agreement.

If the work of the arbitral tribunal has been suspended for more than 12 months, the power to establish the arbitral tribunal shall lapse, unless otherwise agreed by the parties. (D) foreign exchange and interest rate instruments, including products such as swaps, futures contracts; 5. To the extent permitted by its national law and practice, the exporting Party shall cooperate fully in all eligibility verification measures and shall require producers, producers and exporters to cooperate in all eligibility verification measures. This Agreement may be amended by written agreement between the Parties and such amendments shall enter into force on the date or date agreed between them. Building on its rights, obligations and obligations under the World Trade Organization and other multilateral, regional and bilateral agreements and arrangements; 1. Each Party shall publish without delay and, except in emergency situations, no later than the date of its entry into force, all measures of general application which concern or affect the operation of this Chapter. . . .