The EFTA States and Malaysia met for their ninth round of negotiations from 25 to 28 February 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 


Negotiations on a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement were launched in November 2012. A first round of negotiations was held from 25 to 28 March 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland, followed by various expert meetings and eight more rounds of negotiations until February 2020.

The EFTA States signed a Joint Declaration on Cooperation with Malaysia on 20 July 2010. A meeting of the Joint Committee established under the Joint Declaration was held on 28 June 2011 in Kuala Lumpur.

Joint Declaration on Cooperation

For EFTA-Malaysia trade statistics, see EFTA Trade Statistics Tool 

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Seminar on the European Economic Area - Brussels 13 February 2020