The Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER Plus) is a trade and economic integration agreement that aims to create jobs, raise standards of living and encourage sustainable economic development in the Pacific region.

Full text

PACER Plus consolidated legal text [PDF, 4.9 MB] (excluding Schedules of Commitments on Tariffs – Part I for Forum Island Countries)

Text by chapter

Preamble [PDF, 26 KB]

Chapter 1: Initial Provisions and General Definitions [PDF, 110 KB]

Chapter 2: Trade in Goods [PDF, 257 KB]

 This chapter includes:

Chapter 3: Rules of Origin and Verification Procedures [PDF, 397 KB]

This chapter includes:

  • Annex 3-A: Declaration of Origin Requirements
  • Annex 3-B: Schedule of Product Specific Rules

Chapter 4: Customs Procedures [PDF, 125 KB]

Chapter 5: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures [PDF, 126 KB]

Chapter 6: Technical Regulations, Standards and Conformity Assessment Procedures [PDF, 127 KB]

Chapter 7: Trade in Services [PDF, 151 KB]

This chapter includes:

Chapter 8: Movement of Natural Persons [PDF, 108 KB]

This chapter includes:

Chapter 9: Investment [PDF, 150 KB]

This chapter includes:

Chapter 10: Development and Economic Cooperation [PDF, 107 KB]

Chapter 11: General Provisions and Exceptions [PDF, 117 KB]

Chapter 12: Institutional Provisions [PDF, 112 KB]

This chapter includes:

  • Annex 12-A: Subsidiary Bodies

Chapter 13: Transparency [PDF, 99 KB]

Chapter 14: Consultations and Dispute Settlement [PDF, 159 KB]

This chapter includes:

  • Annex 14-A: Model Rules of Procedure

Chapter 15: Final Provisions [PDF, 128 KB]

Annex I: Lists of Most-Favoured-Nation Exemptions on Services and Investment [PDF, 331 KB]

 

Related arrangements

Arrangement on Labour Mobility [PDF, 123 KB]

Implementing Arrangement for Development and Economic Cooperation under the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus [PDF, 398 KB]