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European Free Trade Association (EFTA)


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Syllabus of the Subject: European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

  1. Introduction to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  2. Economic Profile of the EFTA States: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland
  3. European Economic Area
  4. Free Trade and Economic Integration Agreement of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  5. Free movement of products and services
  6. EFTA Free Trade Agreements (FTA):
    1. Asia: Singapore, India, South Korea, the Philippines, Hong Kong
    2. America: Canada, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Central America
    3. Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine
    4. Africa: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
    5. Middle East: Gulf Cooperation Council, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine

The objectives of the subject “European Free Trade Association (EFTA)” are the following:

  1. To understand the objectives and functioning of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  2. To evaluate the benefits for the EFTA States: free movement of goods and services
  3. To know the EFTA Free Trade Agreements
  4. To understand the “European Economic Area (EEA)” concept

Sample: European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement

The Subject “European Free Trade Association (EFTA)” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: European Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Economic Relations, Europe
  3. Course: Business in the EFTA States, EU International Relations

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business and Foreign Trade in English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Asociación Europea de Libre Comercio Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Association européenne de libre-échange Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Associação Europeia de Livre Comércio (AELC)

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Online Students, Master in International Business and Foreign Trade

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Serbia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Description: European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a regional economic organisation created for promoting the free trade and economic integration. The member economies are Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.

The Countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) are small but world leaders in several sectors.

  1. Liechtenstein and Switzerland are strong financial centres and have significant global companies
  2. Iceland and Norway are leaders in fish production, metal industry, and maritime transport

The European Economic Area consists of the European Union member economies and the three European Economic Area - EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway) into an internal market lead by the same rules and regulations, with the objective to enable international trade in goods and services, capitals, and people to move freely in the European Economic Area.

A substantial part of the European Economic Area Agreement concerns the free movement of products. The main principle is that the export products may be traded between all the thirty Member States without customs duties or Barriers from the national regulations.

The European Economic Area Agreement grants the freedom to provide services anywhere in the European Economic Area.

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) belongs to the European Economic Area of the Western Civilisation.

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) network of Free Trade Agreements (FTA) secures to the economic operators a preferential access to the international markets:

  1. Albania
  2. Canada
  3. Chile
  4. Colombia
  5. Egypt
  6. Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
  7. Israel
  8. Jordan
  9. South Korea
  10. Lebanon
  11. Macedonia
  12. Mexico
  13. Morocco
  14. Palestine
  15. Peru
  16. Serbia
  17. Singapore
  18. Southern African Customs Union
  19. Tunisia
  20. Turkey
  21. Ukraine

Chile-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Free Trade Agreements (negotiations):

  1. Algeria
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  3. Hong Kong (the People's Republic of China)
  4. India
  5. Indonesia
  6. Montenegro
  7. Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan
  8. Thailand

The European Free Trade Association (Europe) has Joint Declarations on Cooperation with the following partners:

  1. Malaysia
  2. Mauritius
  3. The Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR)
  4. Mongolia
  5. Montenegro
  6. Panama

Switzerland has signed bilateral Trade Agreements with the European Union (EU).

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Turkey Free Trade Agreement

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Bosnia and Herzegovina Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Georgia Free Trade Agreement

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (FTA)



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