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ASEAN​ Framework Agreement On The Facilitation Of Inter-State Transport​ AFAFIST)​​​​​


AFAFIST was signed on December 10, 2009 in Manila, Philippines and has yet to be ratified.​​​​​




The objectives of this Agreement are:

  • ​To facilitate inter-state transport of goods between and among the contracting parties, to support the implementation of the ASEAN Free Trade Area, and to further integrate the region’s economics;
  • ​To simplify and harmonise transport, and customs regulations and requirements for the purpose of facilitation of inter-state transport of goods; and
  • To work in concert towards establishing an effective, efficient, integrated and harmonised regional transport system that addresses all aspects of inter-state transport.

​Effective Date​

This agreement will take effect simultaneously with AFAFGIT.