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HK’s first free trade agreement with European economies to enter into force
The Free Trade Agreement between Hong Kong and the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA States), namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, will soon enter into force, a spokesman of Hong Kong’ government announced Friday.
HK’s 1st European FTA to enter into force
The Free Trade Agreement between Hong Kong and the Member States of the European Free Trade Association, namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, will soon enter into force, a spokesman of Hong Kong’s government announced Friday.
Pakistan puts tariff, trade barriers on the EFTA table
An official delegation of Pakistan led by Secretary Commerce has discussed tariff preferences and reduction of non tariff barriers with the officials of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member in Geneva.
EFTA, Indonesia Hold FTA Negotiations
The fourth round of negotiations towards a ’Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement’ between the European Free Trade Association states and Indonesia concluded on March 29, 2012.
Parliamentarians from EFTA and Indonesia support comprehensive economic partnership
A delegation from the EFTA Parliamentary Committee visited Jakarta, Indonesia, from 7 to 10 February to discuss the merits of strengthened EFTA-Indonesia trade relations with legislators, officials and stakeholders, and to support the ongoing negotiations between EFTA and Indonesia on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA)
India-EFTA IP chapter (draft, 2009)
Cabinet approves GCC-EFTA trade pact
The Council of Ministers Monday approved the Free Trade Agreement between GCC member states and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) signed in Hamar in Norway on June 26, 2009.
Swiss seek fresh impetus from India trade talks
Switzerland is seeking to improve access to the Indian market for its chemical and pharmaceutical products, machines and watches and to extend patent protection to prevent Indian producers of cheap generic drugs benefiting from clinical tests developed by other companies
M’sia looks to sign FTA with European Free Trade Association
The Government is doing feasibility studies to see whether it could embark on a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) by mid next year, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.
Hong Kong and member states of the European Free Trade Association sign Free Trade Agreement
Hong Kong and the member states of the European Free Trade Association, namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, signed a Free Trade Agreement today (June 21) in Liechtenstein.
Peru-EFTA FTA to come into effect on July 1
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between Peru and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) -consisting on Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway- will come into effect on July 1, Peru’s Executive branch noted Friday.
Colombian FTA with Switzerland starts July 1
Colombia’s free trade agreement with Switzerland will enter into force from July 1, making the European nation the first developed country to sign such an agreement with Colombia.
Free trade pact with four European nations this year
India and the Europe Free Trade Association (EFTA) are likely to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) entailing a comprehensive bilateral trade and investment agreement by this year after fast tracking of the negotiations between the two groups.
Peru-EFTA trade pact to come into force in July
The free trade agreement between Peru and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries -Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein- will come into force from July, Trade and Tourism Minister Eduardo Ferreyros said Monday.
Vietnam wants to speed up co-operation with EFTA
Vietnam National Assembly will accelerate the negotiation process to facilitate the signature of a free trade agreement with the European Free Trade Association ahead of schedule.
Panama begins campaign for free trade with EFTA
Panama’s Trade and Industry Minister Roberto Enriquez announced on Friday that Panama will begin campaigning for a free trade agreement with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) nations.
Switzerland commits US$10 million to Peru for trade development
Switzerland has committed US$ 10 million to Peru for the strengthening and development of the Andean country’s trade capacity and competitiveness, Peru’s Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) announced Tuesday.
Leuthard launches Efta deal in Indonesia
Swiss President Doris Leuthard and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono have decided to begin negotiations over a comprehensive accord between Efta and Indonesia.
Egypt boosts Swiss trade relations as euro weakens
Egypt is looking to mitigate the negative short-term effects of the weakening euro by diversifying its trade partners and increasing volumes with members of the European Free Trade Association, the country’s trade minister said.
Vietnam, EFTA to study feasibility of free trade deal
The four members of the European Free Trade Association and Vietnam will start examining the possibility of establishing a free trade agreement, Switzerland said Tuesday.