European Free Trade Association (Course, Master)

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Syllabus of the Online 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 movement of products and services
  5. International Relations of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  6. EFTA's Free Trade Agreements (FTA):
    1. Asia: Singapore, India, South Korea, the Philippines
    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

The objectives of the Online 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 EFTA's Free Trade Agreements
  4. To understand the “European Economic Area (EEA)” concept

the Online Subject “European Free Trade Association (EFTA)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Business in Europe, Global Trade
  2. Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade, Economic Relations, Europe
  3. Course: Business in the EFTA States, EU's International Relations

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

Master of Science in International Business adapted to EFTA States: Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland

Online Students, Master in International Business

Example of the Online Subject: European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
Canada-EFTA States Free Trade Agreement (Course)





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Description of the Online Subject: European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

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

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries (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 twenty-eight European Union member economies (BREXIT) 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, capital, 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 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 Western-Christian Civilisation.

EFTA-Serbia Free Trade Agreement (Course)

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) network of Free Trade Agreements (FTA) secures to economic operators a preferential access to 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-EFTA Free Trade Agreement (Course)

EFTA-Turkey Free Trade Agreement (Course)

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).

Samples - EFTA

EFTA-Bosnia and Herzegovina Free Trade Agreement (Course)

EFTA-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (Course)

EFTA-Georgia Free Trade Agreement (Course)

EFTA-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (Course)



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