Peru-China Free Trade Agreement
Table of contents  
Chapter 1 Initial Provisions  
Article 1 Objectives  
Article 2 Establishment of a Free Trade Area  
Article 3 Relation to Other International Agreements  
Article 4 Extent of Obligations  
Article 5 Definitions of General Application  
Chapter 2 National Treatment and Market Access for Goods Back to top!
Article 6 Scope and Coverage  
Section A National Treatment  
Article 7 National Treatment  
Section B Tariff Elimination  
Article 8 Tariff Elimination  
Section C Special Regime  
Article 9 Waiver of Customs Duties  
Article 10 Temporary Admission of Goods  
Section D Non-Tariff Measures  
Article 11 Import and Export Restrictions  
Article 12 Import Licensing  
Article 13 Administrative Fees and Formalities  
Section E Other Measures  
Article 14 Customs Valuation  
Section F Agriculture  
Article 15 Scope and Coverage  
Article 16 Agricultural Export Subsidies  
Article 17 State Trading Enterprises  
Article 18 Domestic Support Measures for Agricultural Products  
Article 19 Price Band System  
Section G Institutional Provisions  
Article 20 Committee on Trade in Goods  
Section H Definitions  
Article 21 Definitions  

Annex 1: Exceptions to National Treatment and Import and Export Restrictions PDF


Annex 2: Tariff Elimination PDF

  China's Tariff Elimination Schedule PDF  
  Peru's Tariff Elimination SchedulePDF  
  Annex 3: Price Band System PDF  
Chapter 3 Rules of Origin and Operational Procedures Related to Origin

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Section A Rules of Origin  
Article 22 Definitions  
Article 23 Originating Goods  
Article 24 Wholly Obtained Goods  
Article 25 Change in Tariff Classification  
Article 26 Regional Value Content (RVC)  
Article 27 Minimal Operations or Processes  
Article 28 Accumulation  
Article 29 De Minimis  
Article 30 Fungible Goods or Materials  
Article 31 Sets  
Article 32 Accessories, Spare Parts and Tools  
Article 33 Packaging Materials and Containers for Retail Sale  
Article 34 Packing Materials and Containers for Shipment  
Article 35 Neutral Elements  
Article 36 Direct Transport  
Article 37 Exhibitions  
Section B Operational Procedures Related to Origin  
Article 38 Certificate of Origin  
Article 39 Exemption of Certificate of Origin  
Article 40 Authorized Bodies  
Article 41 Obligations Regarding Importations  
Article 42 Refund of Import Customs Duties or Deposit  
Article 43 Supporting Documents  
Article 44 Preservation of Certificate of Origin and Supporting Documents  
Article 45 Verifications Process  
Article 46 Development of Electronic Certification and Verification System  
Article 47 Penalties  
Article 48 Confidentiality  
Article 49 Committee on Rules of Origin  
Article 50 Modifications  
  Annex 4:  
  Notes PDF  
  Product Specific Rules of Origin PDF  
  Annex 5: Certificate and Declaration of Origin PDF  
Chapter 4 Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation Back to top!
Article 51 Definitions  
Article 52 Scope and Objectives  
Article 53 Competent Authorities  
Article 54 Facilitation  
Article 55 Customs Valuation  
Article 56 Tariff Classification  
Article 57 Committee on Trade Facilitation  
Article 58 Customs Cooperation  
Article 59 Review and Appeal  
Article 60 Advance Rulings  
Article 61 Use of Automated Systems in the Paperless Trading Environment  
Article 62 Risk Management  
Article 63 Publication and Enquiry Points  
Article 64 Express Consignments  
Article 65 Release of Goods  
Article 66 Review of Customs Procedures  
Article 67 Consultation  
Article 68 Implementation  
Chapter 5 Trade Remedies Back to top!
Section A Global Safeguard Measures  
Article 69 Global Safeguard Measures  
Section B Bilateral Safeguard Measures  
Article 70 Imposition of a Safeguard Measure  
Article 71 Standards for a Safeguard Measure  
Article 72 Investigation Procedures and Transparency Requirements  
Article 73 Provisional Safeguard Measures  
Article 74 Notification and Consultations  
Article 75 Compensations  
Article 76 Definitions  
Section C Antidumping and Countervailing Measures  
Article 77 Antidumping and Countervailing Measures  
Section D Cooperation  
Article 78 Cooperation  
Chapter 6 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Back to top!
Article 79 Objectives  
Article 80 Scope and Coverage  
Article 81 Reaffirmation of SPS Agreement  
Article 82 Definitions  
Article 83 General Provisions to Facilitate Trade  
Article 84 Harmonization  
Article 85 Equivalence  
Article 86 Risk Assessment and Determination of the Appropriate Level of Sanitary or Phytosanitary Protection  
Article 87 Recognition of Pest- or Disease- Free Areas and Areas of Low Pest or Disease Prevalence  
Article 88 Transparency  
Article 89 Technical Cooperation  
Article 90 Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures  
Article 91 Technical Consultations and Dispute Settlement  
Article 92 Competent Authorities  
Chapter 7 Technical Barriers to Trade Back to top!
Article 93 Objectives  
Article 94 Affirmation of the TBT Agreement  
Article 95 Scope  
Article 96 International Standards  
Article 97 Technical Regulations  
Article 98 Conformity Assessment  
Article 99 Transparency  
Article 100 Technical Cooperation  
Article 101 Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade  
Article 102 Information Exchange  
Article 103 Definitions  
Chapter 8 Trade in Services Back to top!
Article 104 Definitions  
Article 105 Scope and Coverage  
Article 106 National Treatment  
Article 107 Market Access  
Article 108 Additional Commitments  
Article 109 Schedule of Specific Commitments  
Article 110 Domestic Regulation  
Article 111 Recognition  
Article 112 Transfers and Payments  
Article 113 Denial of Benefits  
Article 114 Transparency  
Article 115 Implementation and Review  
  Annex 6: Schedule of Specific Commitments  
  China’s Schedule PDF  
  Peru's Schedule PDF  
Chapter 9 Temporary Entry for Business Persons<> Back to top!
Article 116 General Principles  
Article 117 General Obligations  
Article 118 Grant of Temporary Entry  
Article 119 Provision of Information  
Article 120 Working Group  
Article 121 Cooperation  
Article 122 Dispute Settlement  
Article 123 Relation to Other Chapters  
Article 124 Transparency  
Article 125 Definitions  
  Annex 7: Commitments for Temporary Entry for Business Persons PDF  
Chapter 10 Investment Back to top!
Article 126 Definitions  
Article 127 Scope and Coverage  
Article 128 Promotion and Protection of Investment  
Article 129 National Treatment  
Article 130 Non-Conforming Measures  
Article 131 Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment  
Article 132 Fair and Equitable Treatment and Full Protection and Security  
Article 133 Expropriation  
Article 134 Compensation for Losses  
Article 135 Transfers  
Article 136 Subrogation  
Article 137 Denial of Benefits  
Article 138 Settlement of Disputes between the Parties  
Article 139 Investor-State Dispute Settlement  
Article 140 Meetings  
Article 141 Essential Security  
Article 142 Taxation Measures  
Article 143 Other Obligations  
  Annex 8: Public Debt PDF  
  Annex 9: Expropriation PDF  
Chapter 11 Intellectual Property Rights  
Article 144 General Provisions  
Article 145 Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore  
Article 146 Geographical Indications  
Article 147 Special Requirements Related to Border Measures  
Article 148 Cooperation and Capacity Building  
  Annex 10: Geographical Indications PDF  
Chapter 12 Cooperation Back to top!
Article 149 Objectives  
Article 150 Scope  
Article 151 Economic Cooperation  
Article 152 Research, Science and Technology Cooperation  
Article 153 Information Technologies Cooperation  
Article 154 Education  
Article 155 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises  
Article 156 Cultural Cooperation  
Article 157 Mining and Industrial Cooperation  
Article 158 Tourism  
Article 159 Competition Policy  
Article 160 Traditional Medicine Cooperation  
Article 161 Labor Cooperation  
Article 162 Cooperation on Forestry Matters and Environmental Protection  
Article 163 Fishery  
Article 164 Agricultural Cooperation  
Article 165 Mechanisms for Cooperation  
Article 166 Dispute Settlement  
Chapter 13 Transparency  
Article 167 Transparency  
Article 168 Confidential Information  
Chapter 14 Administration of the Agreement Back to top!
Article 169 Trade and Economic Mixed Commission;  
Article 170 Free Trade Commission  
Article 171 Committees  
Article 172 Contact Points  
  Annex 11: Free Trade Commission PDF  
Chapter 15 Dispute Settlement  
Article 173 Cooperation  
Article 174 Scope of Application  
Article 175 Choice of Forum  
Article 176 Consultations  
Article 177 Request for a Panel  
Article 178 Qualifications of Panelists  
Article 179 Panel Selection  
Article 180 Role of the Panel  
Article 181 Model Rules of Procedure  
Article 182 Role of Experts  
Article 183 Report of the Panel  
Article 184 Request for Clarification of the Report  
Article 185 Suspension and Termination of Procedure  
Article 186 Implementation of the Report  
Article 187 Examination of Implementation  
Article 188 Compensation  
Article 189 Suspension of Benefits  
Article 190 Examination of the Benefit Suspension Level  
Article 191 Post Suspension  
Article 192 Private Rights  
  Annex 12: Model Rules of Procedure PDF  
Chapter 16 Exceptions Back to top!
Article 193 General Exceptions  
Article 194 Security Exceptions  
Article 195 Disclosure of Information  
Article 196 Measures to safeguard the balance of payments  
Article 197 Prudential Measures  
Chapter 17 Final Provisions  
Article 198 Annexes, Appendices and Footnotes  
Article 199 Amendments  
Article 200 Entry into Force and Termination  
Article 201 Authentic Texts  
Full text of the Agreement PDF  

Source: Ministerio de Comercio y Turismo del Perú (Mincetur) Off-site link!




About the Agreement
  28 April 2009
  Entry into Force
  01 March 2010
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