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In December 2006, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) on behalf of Kosovo in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 signed an agreement to amend and expand the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA). The agreement, which took effect in 2007, covers trade in goods and services and investment.

last update: May 2012
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Atlantic Council Convenes Balkan Summit to Foster Regional Economic Integration
The Atlantic Council will convene a Western Balkans Partnership Summit on July 29 focused on the region’s economic integration.
Free trade agreement with five CIS countries enters into force for Moldova
The free trade agreement with the CIS member countries, signed in St Petersburg in 2011 and ratified by the Moldovan parliament on 27 September 2012, entered into force for Moldova in 2013.
CEFTA, trade agreement among 8 countries in region enters new stage
Representatives, policy makers and experts from eight signatory countries of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) gathered in Tirana on Wednesday to examine progress and economic impact to date and debate new challenges and potential future developments of the agreement.
Serbia scores USD 116.4 million surplus with CEFTA
Serbia recorded a USD 116.4 million trade surplus with the countries of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) over the first two months of 2012, resulting mostly from export of agricultural products, according to data from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.
Brussels Halts Free Trade Agreement with Macedonia
Brussels has refused to renew the duty-free agreement with Macedonia. The free export resolution expired in December last year and documents for its renewal have not been prepared yet.
CEFTA fails to meet expectations
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Bosnia faces tough choices over free trade
Bosnian opponents of CEFTA — the Central European Free Trade Agreement — argue that the country’s agriculture and food industries are not yet ready to compete with their neighbors.
CEFTA needs one more ratification
The Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) needs one more country to ratify it before it can take effect.
Serbia tobacco action plan leads to CEFTA ratification in September
The Serbian Economy Ministry announced earlier this week that the country would ratify the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) in September, ending its status as the only country in the region not to have done so.
EU welcomes signing of new Central European Free Trade Agreement
Prime Ministers of South Eastern European countries and territories have today signed a new Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA).