DEPA text and resources
Statements, press releases, text and other papers relating to DEPA are available below.
The DEPA was signed in an entirely online virtual signing ceremony by New Zealand, Chile and Singapore on Friday 12 June NZT. The full text of the DEPA is available here [PDF, 719 KB].
The National Interest Analysis is available here [PDF, 986 KB].
Negotiations were conducted on the basis of a draft framework. The full draft of the DEPA framework is available here [PDF, 282 KB].
New Zealand – Singapore side letter [PDF, 308 KB]
New Zealand – Chile side letter [PDF, 384 KB]
Read a statement by Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker at the signature of the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement here (external link).
A public submission process was held between May and July 2019. Six submissions were received related to DEPA and one submission related to e-commerce and digital more broadly. Read the submissions here.
DEPA at a Glance fact sheet [PDF, 115 KB]