NZ-Australia Closer Economic Relations (CER)
New Zealand and Australia’s economic and trading relationship is recognised as one of the closest, broadest and mutually compatible in the world.
This year Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia will mark the 40th anniversary of the Australia-New Zealand CER (Closer Economic Relations).
The Pathway to CER
Signed in 1983 the CER remains our most comprehensive free trade agreement.
Text and Resources
Access the Free Trade Agreement text, National Interest Analysis and other resources.