The Government has promulgated the Customs and Excise (Rules of Origin for ANZTEC Goods) Amendment Regulations 2013 to prescribe rules of origin and product specific rules for goods imported from Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu.  The rules will give effect to the ANZTEC (agreement for economic cooperation between New Zealand and Taiwan).  For further information on ANZTEC, please see this edition of Watching Brief.  ANZTEC will enter into force on 1 December 2013.