IPEF Pillar 2 Supply Chain agreement JSCOT inquiry: submissions due June 5

May 16, 2024:  The Indo Pacific Economic Framework Pillar 1 Supply Chain agreement was signed by 14 Indo-Pacific countries in November 2023, following release of the text in September.

This agreement has now been tabled in Parliament and will be reviewed by the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties for 20 Parliamentary sitting days before reporting in September or October.

The committee has called for submissions by Wednesday, June 5. The text of the agreement and the DFAT National Interest Analysis is at https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Joint/Treaties/IPEFSupplyChain/Treaty_being_considered

AFTINET’s initial analysis of the agreement when it was released in September 2023 is here.