This is EFTA

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  • This publication contains information on EFTA's activities and institutional framework, as well as a range of statistics on EFTA and its Member States. The publication is avaliable in paper or electronic form, in PDF format for PCs and laptops and ePUB format for tablets and smartphones.

  • This is EFTA 2013

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. The publication is avaliable in paper or electronic form, in PDF format for PCs and laptops and ePUB format for tablets and smartphones.

  • This is EFTA 2012

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. Since its establishment over 50 years ago, the European Free Trade Association has played an important role in Europe’s political and economic development. EFTA’s present membership and structure must therefore be seen in the context of the wider quest for European economic integration and the development of a global trading system.

  • This is EFTA 2011

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. Since its establishment over 50 years ago, the European Free Trade Association has played an important role in Europe’s political and economic development. EFTA’s present membership and structure must therefore be seen in the context of the wider quest for European economic integration and the development of a global trading system.

  • This is EFTA 2010

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. The European Free Trade Association celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The EFTA Convention was signed on 4 January 1960 and entered into force four months later, on 3 May. This spring we are publishing an anniversary book with contributions from eminent scholars of history and economics, highlighting important events and milestones from EFTA history.

  • This is EFTA 2009

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. The history of EFTA, since it was established in 1960, is part of the political and economic history of Europe after the Second World War. The present membership and structure of EFTA can only be understood in the light of the wider quest for European economic integration and the development of the global multilateral trading system.

  • This is EFTA 2008

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. The history of EFTA, since it was established in 1960, is part of the political and economic history of Europe after the Second World War. The present membership and structure of EFTA can only be understood in the light of the wider quest for European economic integration and the development of the global multilateral trading system.

  • This is EFTA 2007

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. The history of EFTA, since it was established in 1960, is part of the political and economic history of Europe after the Second World War. The present membership and structure of EFTA can only be understood in the light of the wider quest for European economic integration and the development of the global multilateral trading system.

  • This is EFTA 2006

    This publication is an overview of EFTA's activities and institutional framework. When EFTA, the European Free Trade Association, was established in 1960, it became the first free trade area in modern economic history. This was made possible by an innovative approach to a number of problems. An important aspect was the determination of origin of products, to which a practical solution had to be found in order to secure the proper functioning of a free trade area. EFTA moved quickly to abolish industrial tariffs and, ten years later, it had nine Member States which an internal market of 100 million consumers