Asean Framework Agreement On Services (Afas)

3. After the signature of this Framework Agreement, Member States shall notify the ASEAN Secretariat without delay of all agreements concerning or affecting trade in services signed by that Member.; The ASEAN Agreement on the Free Movement of Natural Persons (NPM), an area of cooperation on trade in services that entered into force in 2016. Persons active in the trade of goods and services, investors, business travellers, contractual service providers and persons transferred within the group will benefit from easier access for a temporary cross-border stay. The ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) was adopted on 15 Signed on 19 December 1995 by the ASEAN Economic Ministers and allows for Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) in different professions and an Agreement on the Free Movement of Natural Persons (NPM) AFAS contains guidelines for ASEAN Member States to progressively improve market access and ensure equal treatment between service providers in the within ASEAN. . . .