Free Trade Agreement Between Chile and Thailand
Table of Contents  
Chapter 1 Initial Provisions  
Article 1.1 Objectives  
Article 1.2 Establishment of a Free Trade Area  
Article 1.3 Relation to Other Agreements  
Chapter 2 General Definitions  
Article 2.1 Definitions of General Application  
Chapter 3 Trade in Goods  
Article 3.1 Definitions  
Article 3.2 Scope and Coverage  
Article 3.3 National Treatment  
Article 3.4 Elimination of Customs Duties  
Article 3.5 Administrative Fees and Formalities  
Article 3.6 Price Band System  
Article 3.7 Agricultural Export Subsidies  
Article 3.8 Non-Tariff Measures  
Article 3.9 Committee on Trade in Goods  
  Annex 3.4: Elimination of Customs Duties PDF  
  Section A: Chile’s Schedule on Trade in Goods  
  Section B: Thailand’s Schedule on Trade in Goods  
Chapter 4 Rules of Origin  
Section 1 Determination of Origin  
Article 4.1 Definitions  
Article 4.2 Origin Criteria  
Article 4.3 Wholly Obtained or Produced Goods  
Article 4.4 Qualifying Value Content (QVC)  
Article 4.5 Indirect Materials  
Article 4.6 Minimal Operations and Processes that do not Confer Origin  
Article 4.7 Accumulation  
Article 4.8 De Minimis  
Article 4.9 Fungible Goods and Materials  
Article 4.10 Accessories, Spare Parts, Tools and Instructional or Information Materials  
Article 4.11 Treatment of Packages, Packing Materials and Containers  
Article 4.12 Direct Consignment  
Article 4.13 Certificate of Origin  
Article 4.14 Committee on Rules of Origin  
Section 2 Operational Procedures  
Article 4.15 Certification of Origin  
Article 4.16 Certificate of Origin  
Article 4.17 Application for Certificate of Origin  
Article 4.18 Obligations of the Competent Authority  
Article 4.19 Treatment of Erroneous Declaration in the Certificate of Origin  
Article 4.20 Issuance of the Certificate of Origin  
Article 4.21 Loss of the Certificate of Origin  
Article 4.22 Exceptions  
Article 4.23 Treatment of Minor Discrepancies  
Article 4.24 Claims for Preferential Tariff Treatment  
Article 4.25 Verification of Origin  
Article 4.26 Verification Visit  
Article 4.27 Determination of Origin and Preferential Tariff Treatment  
Article 4.28 Records and Confidentiality  
Article 4.29 Exhibition  
Article 4.30 Sanctions against False Declaration  
Article 4.31 Obligations of the Exporter  
Article 4.32 Obligations of the Importer  
Article 4.33 Customs Duty Refund  
Article 4.34 Non-Party Invoices  
  Annex 4.2: Product Specific Rules of Origin PDF  
  Annex 4.13: Form of Certificate of Origin PDF  
  Section A: Certificate of Origin - Chile  
  Section B: Certificate of Origin - Thailand  
Chapter 5 Customs Procedures Back to top!
Section A General Provision  
Article 5.1 Definitions  
Article 5.2 Objectives  
Article 5.3 Scope and Coverage  
Section B Customs Procedures and Facilitation  
Article 5.4 Customs Procedures  
Article 5.5 Customs Valuation  
Article 5.6 Advance Rulings  
Article 5.7 Customs Clearance  
Article 5.8 Risk Management  
Article 5.9 Temporary Admission  
Article 5.10 Goods Re-entered after Repair and Alteration  
Article 5.11 Duty-Free Entry of Commercial Samples and Printed Advertising Materials  
Article 5.12 Use of Automated System and Paperless Trading  
Article 5.13 Review and Appeal  
Article 5.14 Publication and Enquiry Points  
Article 5.15 Confidentiality  
Article 5.16 Penalties and Sanctions  
Article 5.17 Customs Cooperation and Mutual Assistance  
Article 5.18 Committee on Customs Procedures  
Chapter 6 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  
Article 6.1 Definitions  
Article 6.2 Objectives  
Article 6.3 Scope and Coverage  
Article 6.4 General Obligations  
Article 6.5 Cooperation  
Article 6.6 Equivalence  
Article 6.7 Risk Assessment  
Article 6.8 Consultations on SPS Measures  
Article 6.9 Relation to the Agreement of Technical Cooperation on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  
Article 6.10 Competent Authorities and Contact Points  
Article 6.11 Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  
  Annex 6.10 PDF  
  Section A: Competent Authorities  
  Section B: Contact Points  
Chapter 7 Technical Barriers to Trade  
Article 7.1 Definitions  
Article 7.2 Objectives  
Article 7.3 Scope and Coverage  
Article 7.4 Affirmation of the TBT Agreement  
Article 7.5 Standards  
Article 7.6 International Standards  
Article 7.7 Trade Facilitation  
Article 7.8 Technical Regulations  
Article 7.9 Conformity Assessment Procedures  
Article 7.10 Transparency  
Article 7.11 Technical Cooperation  
Article 7.12 Consultations  
Article 7.13 Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade  
Chapter 8 Trade Remedies  
Part I General Trade Remedies  
Article 8.1 Anti-Dumping Measures  
Article 8.2 Countervailing Measures  
Article 8.3 Global Safeguards  
Part II Bilateral Safeguards  
Article 8.4 Definitions  
Article 8.5 Application of a Transitional Safeguard Measure  
Article 8.6 Scope and Duration of Transitional Safeguard MeasuresScope and Duration of Transitional Safeguard MeasuresScope and Duration of Transitional Safeguard Measures  
Article 8.7 Investigation  
Article 8.8 Provisional Measures  
Article 8.9 Notification and Consultation  
Article 8.10 Compensation  
Chapter 9 Trade in Services  
Article 9.1 Definitions  
Article 9.2 Scope and Coverage  
Article 9.3 Market Access  
Article 9.4 National Treatment  
Article 9.5 Additional Commitment  
Article 9.6 Schedule of Specific Commitments  
Article 9.7 Modification of Schedules  
Article 9.8 Domestic Regulation  
Article 9.9 Recognition  
Article 9.10 Emergency Safeguard Measures  
Article 9.11 Denial of Benefits  
Article 9.12 Review  
Article 9.13 Committee on Trade in Services  
  Annex 9.6: Schedule of Specific Commitments on Trade in Services PDF  
  Section A: Chile’s Schedule  
  Section B: Thailand’s Schedule  
Chapter 10 Trade in Financial Services Back to top!
Article 10.1 Definitions  
Article 10.2 Scope  
Article 10.3 Market Access  
Article 10.4 National Treatment  
Article 10.5 Schedule of Specific Commitments  
Article 10.6 Regulatory Transparency  
Article 10.7 Data Processing in the Financial Services  
Article 10.8 Confidential Information  
Article 10.9 Prudential Carve-out  
Article 10.10 Recognition  
Article 10.11 Committee on Financial Services  
Article 10.12 Consultations  
Article 10.13 Specific Provisions on Dispute Settlement  
  Annex I: Authorities Responsible for Financial Services PDF  
  Annex II: Schedule of Specific Commitments on Financial Services PDF  
  Section A: Chile’s Schedule  
  Section B: Thailand’s Schedule  
Chapter 11 Economic Cooperation  
Article 11.1 General Objectives  
Article 11.2 Scope  
Article 11.3 Fields of Cooperation  
Article 11.4 Activities of Cooperation  
Article 11.5 Environmental Issues  
Article 11.6 Labour Issues  
Article 11.7 Electronic Commerce  
Article 11.8 Government Procurement  
Article 11.9 Geographical Indications  
Article 11.10 Cooperation Committee  
Article 11.11 Non-application of Dispute Settlement  
Article 11.12 Costs of Cooperation  
  Annex 11.9: Lists of Geographical Indications PDF  
  Section A: List of Geographical Indications from Chile  
  Section B: List of Geographical Indications from Thailand  
Chapter 12 Transparency  
Article 12.1 Definition  
Article 12.2 Contact Points  
Article 12.3 Publication  
Article 12.4 Notification and Provision of Information  
Article 12.5 Administrative Proceedings  
Article 12.6 Review and Appeal  
  Annex 12.2: Contact Points PDF  
Chapter 13 Administration and Institutional Provisions  
Article 13.1 Free Trade Commission  
Article 13.2 Procedures of the Commission  
Chapter 14 Dispute Settlement  
Article 14.1 Scope  
Article 14.2 Choice of Forum  
Article 14.3 Consultations  
Article 14.4 Good Offices, Conciliation and Mediation  
Article 14.5 Referral of Matters to the Commission  
Article 14.6 Establishment of Arbitral Panels  
Article 14.7 Composition of Arbitral Panels  
Article 14.8 Functions of Arbitral Panels  
Article 14.9 Terms of Reference of Arbitral Panels  
Article 14.10 Proceedings of Arbitral Panels  
Article 14.11 Suspension or Termination of Proceedings  
Article 14.12 Report  
Article 14.13 Implementation of the Report  
Article 14.14 Non-Implementation – Compensation and Suspension of Concessions or other Obligations  
  Annex 14.10: Rules of Procedure for Arbitral Panels PDF  
Chapter 15 Exceptions  
Article 15.1 General Exceptions  
Article 15.2 Security Exceptions  
Article 15.3 Taxation  
Article 15.4 Temporary Measures  
Article 15.5 Confidentiality and Disclosure of Information  
Chapter 16 Final Provisions  
Article 16.1 Annexes and Footnotes  
Article 16.2 Amendments  
Article 16.3 Amendment of the WTO Agreement  
Article 16.4 Future Work Programme  
Article 16.5 Entry into Force and Termination  
Article 16.6 Authentic Texts  
Full Text of the Agreement PDF  
Source: Dirección General de Relaciones Económicas Internacionales, Chile (DIRECON) Offsite link!  
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About the Agreement
  04 October 2013
  Entry into Force
  05 November 2015
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