Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (TPSEP)

About this agreement

The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (TPSEP), also known as Pacific-4 (P4), eliminates all tariffs for Singapore’s exports to TPSEP markets. These parties include Brunei Darussalam, Chile, New Zealand and Singapore. It allows tariff preference based on the exporter's declaration, safeguards market access, and ensures a more predictable operating environment for service suppliers.
1 May 2006
Entry into force for New Zealand and Singapore
8 November 2006
Entry into force for Chile
29 July 2009
Entry into force for Brunei Darussalam


Use the Tariff Finder to see if your product is eligible to enjoy this FTA's tariff concessions.

Alternatively, you can explore the following steps to check your eligibility.

  • Your product’s preferential rate
    Duties for all product lines are eliminated under the TPSEP.
  • Your product’s rule of origin

    Rules of origin are a set of criteria which determine a product's originating status in each respective FTA.

    It is put in place to ensure that only goods originating from the FTA partner countries will benefit from tariff concessions.

    Is your product
    obtained/produced entirely within Singapore?
    The Wholly Obtained Rule applies
    The Product Specific Rules applies
    Learn more


In order to claim preferential tariffs on eligible products, you will need to prove that they are of Singapore origin by presenting a declaration of origin on their export invoice. Under the Agreement, Singapore exporters or producers can make this declaration without the need for a formal certificate of origin.


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