The United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement
The United States-Australia FTA entered into force on January 1, 2005. Since then, the U.S. and Australian governments have met annually to address issues that have arisen under the FTA.
Under the FTA, trade in goods and services, as well as foreign direct investment, have continued to expand. On January 1, 2014, Australia and the United States eliminated the last of their remaining industrial goods tariffs. Eligible industrial goods traded between the United States and Australia are now completely duty-free.
FTA Opportunity Report
The U.S.-Australia FTA Opportunity Report summarizes the key market access outcomes of the agreement (covering industrial goods, textiles, services and government procurement). This information is meshed with insight from ITA’s industry specialists and the results Manufacturing and Services’ best prospects analysis.
Select from the links below to view reports profiling the current trade and tariff environment between the United States and Australia, and the sector-specific market access results of the U.S.-Australia Free Trade Agreement. Note: All documents are in PDF format.
- Industrial Goods Summary Report
- Aircraft and Related Parts
- Building Products
- Capital Goods
- Consumer Goods
- Electronics and Instrumentation
- Environmental Goods
- Ferrous Ores and Metals
- Footwear, Leather and Leather Goods
- Lumber and Wood
- Non-Ferrous Ores and Metals
- Transportation Equipment