ChAFTA - Resources, Energy and Manufacturing


Key Outcomes

In resources, energy and manufacturing, the Australian Government has secured:

  • removal of tariffs on all resources and energy products including on coking coal (metallurgical coal for steel making) on the first day of the Agreement, and non-coking coal (thermal/steam coal for power generation) within 2 years;
  • removal of tariffs on transformed resources and energy products, such as refined copper and alloys (unwrought), aluminium oxide (alumina), nickel mattes and oxides, unwrought zinc, copper waste and scrap, unwrought aluminium, aluminium waste and scrap, unwrought nickel, other mineral substances, and titanium dioxide - many upon the Agreement entering into force;
  • removal of tariffs of up to 10% on pharmaceuticals, including vitamins and health products, either on entry into force or phased out over 4 years;
  • removal of tariffs within 4 years for other manufactured products, including car, plastic products, diamonds and other precious stones, orthopaedic appliances, aluminium plates and sheets, make-up and hair products, centrifuges and pearls.



Helping you, helping others

Migration Plus adds value to the community in which it works. At least 5% of our profit goes towards our contributions to what we call Step Up and Reach Out which assists selected young people from Australia and around the world who choose to improve their position in life through education and learning. Read more

Registration and regulatory information

Migration Plus is a long established, Australian based privately owned independent immigration consultancy with a team of highly skilled OMARA Registered Migration Agents who represent our clients from around the world.  Migration Plus provides fee-based services in addition to the official Government application fees and disbursements to advise, assist and represent our clients through the complex visa application process.

All decisions for granting of a visa remain with the Australian Government, subject to lodging a valid application using the forms or electronic lodgement systems available on the Government website and meeting the relevant criteria. Migration Plus is not affiliated with the Australian Government.  We act independently in assisting and representing our clients interests, we advocate for our clients. The Australian Government registers Migration Agents – all our Agents are registered under that system.  We are also licensed to provide Continuing Professional Development to Migration Agents and we belong to the Migration Institute of Australia.  We take great pride and offer exceptional professionalism in helping you achieve your immigration goal.