Chile-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement
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Chapter 1 Initial Provisions Back to top!
Article 1.1  

Establishment of a Free Trade Area

Article 1.2  

Relation to Other Agreements

Chapter 2 General Definitions  
Article 2.1  

Definitions of General Application

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Chapter 3 Trade in Goods  
Article 3.1  


Article 3.2  

Scope and Coverage

Article 3.3  

National Treatment

Article 3.4  

Reduction and/or Elimination of Customs Duties

Article 3.5  

Classification of Goods

Article 3.6  

Customs Valuation

Article 3.7  

Duty-Free Entry of Commercial Samples of Negligible Value and Printed Advertising Materials

Article 3.8  

Administrative Fees and Formalities.

Article 3.9  

Price Band System

Article 3.10  

Agricultural Export Subsidies

Article 3.11  

Non-Tariff Measures

Article 3.12  

Committee on Trade in Goods

Article 3.13  

Wine and Spirits

  Annex 3 – Reduction and/or Elimination of Customs Duties:  
  Section 1- Schedule of Chile  
  Section 2 - Schedule of Malaysia  
Chapter 4 Rules of Origin Back to top!
Article 4.1  


Article 4.2  

Origin Criteria

Article 4.3  

Wholly Obtained or Produced Goods

Article 4.4  

Qualifying Value Content

Article 4.5  

Change in Tariff Heading

Article 4.6  

Indirect Materials

Article 4.7  

Minimal Operations and Processes that do not Confer Origin

Article 4.8  


Article 4.9  

De Minimis

Article 4.10  

Fungible Goods and Materials

Article 4.11  

Accessories, Spare Parts, Tools and Instructional or Information Materials

Article 4.12  

Treatment of Packages, Packing Materials and Containers

Article 4.13  

Direct Consignment

Article 4.14  

Certificate of Origin

Article 4.15  

Committee on Rules of Origin and Customs Administration

  Annex 4-A: Operational Certification Procedure PDF  
  Annex 4-B: Product Specific Rules PDF  
  Annex 4-C: Form of Certificate of Origin PDF  
Chapter 5 Customs Administration Back to top!
Article 5.1  


Article 5.2  


Article 5.3  

Scope and Coverage

Article 5.4  

Publication and Enquiry Points

Article 5.5  

Release of Goods

Article 5.6  

Risk Management

Article 5.7  

Cooperation and Capacity Building

Article 5.8  

Mutual Assistance

Article 5.9  

Enforcement Against Illicit Trafficking

Article 5.10  

Information and Communications Technology

Article 5.11  


Article 5.12  

Review and Appeal

Article 5.13  


Article 5.14  

Advance Rulings

Chapter 6 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Back to top!
Article 6.1  


Article 6.2  


Article 6.3  

Scope and Coverage

Article 6.4  

General Obligations

Article 6.5

 Consultations on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Article 6.6  

Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Article 6.7  

Competent Authorities and Contact Points

Article 6.8  


  Annex 6-A: Competent Authorities  
  Annex 6-B: Contact Points  
Chapter 7 Technical Barriers to Trade Back to top!
Article 7.1


Article 7.2  


Article 7.3  

Scope and Coverage

Article 7.4  

Reaffirmation of Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade

Article 7.5  

International Standards

Article 7.6  

Technical Regulations

Article 7.7  

Trade Facilitation

Article 7.8  

Conformity Assessment

Article 7.9  


Article 7.10  

Technical Cooperation

Article 7.11  

Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade

Article 7.12  

Information Exchange

Chapter 8 Trade Remedies Back to top!
Section I    
Article 8.1  

Global Safeguards

Article 8.2  

Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties

Section II

Bilateral Safeguard Measures

Article 8.3  


Article 8.4  

Imposition of a Bilateral Safeguard Measure

Article 8.5  

Scope and Duration of Safeguard Measures

Article 8.6  

Investigation Procedures

Article 8.7  


Article 8.8  


Article 8.9  

Provisional Bilateral Safeguard Measures

Article 8.10   Language of Communications  
Article 8.11  


Chapter 9 Cooperation Back to top!
Article 9.1  

Basic Principles

Article 9.2  

General Objectives

Article 9.3  


Article 9.4  

Research, Development and Innovation

Article 9.5  


Article 9.6  

Cooperation Committee

Article 9.7  

Costs of Cooperation

Article 9.8  

Dispute Settlement

Chapter 10 Transparency Back to top!
Article 10.1  


Article 10.2  

Contact Points

Article 10.3  


Article 10.4  

Notification and Provision of Information

Article 10.5  

Administrative Proceedings

Article 10.6  

Review and Appeal

  Annex 10: Contact Points  
Chapter 11 Institutional Provisions Back to top!
Article 11.1  

Joint Committee

Article 11.2  

Meetings of the Joint Committee

Chapter 12 Dispute Settlement Back to top!
Article 12.1  

Scope and Coverage

Article 12.2  

Choice of Forum

Article 12.3  


Article 12.4  

Referral of Matters to the Joint Committee

Article 12.5  

Good Offices, Conciliation and Mediation

Article 12.6  

Establishment of Arbitral Tribunals

Article 12.7  

Terms of Reference

Article 12.8  

Composition of Arbitral Tribunals

Article 12.9  

Proceedings of Arbitral Tribunals

Article 12.10  

Suspension or Termination of Proceedings

Article 12.11  

Initial Report

Article 12.12  

Final Report

Article 12.13  


Article 12.14  


Article 12.15  

Rules of Procedure

Article 12.16  

Application and Modification of Rules and Procedures

Chapter 13 General Exceptions Back to top!
Article 13.1  

General Exceptions

Article 13.2  

Security Exceptions

Article 13.3  


Article 13.4  

Balance-of-Payments Measures on Trade in Goods

Article 13.5  

Disclosure of Information

Chapter 14 Final Provisions Back to top!
Article 14.1  

Annexes and Footnotes

Article 14.2  


Article 14.3  

Amendment of the WTO Agreement

Article 14.4  

General Review

Article 14.5  

Future Negotiations on Trade in Services and Investment

Article 14.6  

Future Negotiations on Financial Services

Article 14.7  

Entry into Force and Termination

Article 14.8  

Authentic Texts

Full Text of the Agreement PDF  
Source: Ministry of International Trade and Industry - Malaysia Offsite link!  
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About the Agreement
  13 November 2010
  Entry into Force
  18 April 2012
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