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25.07.2018

Trade in Goods and Trading Partners of EFTA Member States 2017

The EFTA Statistical Office (ESO) has published an article on the foreign trade relations of the four EFTA States Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland with its partner countries in the EU and the rest of the world. The article points to the importance of the EU as the most important trading partner of the EFTA States and underlines the sensitivity of the EFTA States to the planned withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU. See the explanatory notes in the bottom for methodological details.
25.06.2018

EFTA States sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Ecuador

Ministers of the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland – and of Ecuador signed a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) today in Sauðárkrókur, Iceland two years after the launch of negotiations. This Agreement is EFTA’s sixth Agreement in Latin America and will provide all Parties with further opportunities for growth and strengthen the ties between Ecuador and the EFTA countries.

Seminar on the European Economic Area - Brussels 13 September 2018