Trade Statistics

This section contains annually updated trade statistics for selected trading partners.

For each country, the downloadable file contains information on merchandise trade, trade by commodity and the evolution of trade with the EFTA States.

Country/Grouping  Partnership   Entry into Force[1] Trade Statistics 
World     Download pdf  
Albania  FTA  2010 Download pdf
Algeria  Neg   Download pdf
Belarus  Neg   Download pdf
Bosnia and Herzegovina FTA 2015 Download pdf
Canada  FTA  2009  Download pdf
Chile FTA  2004  Download pdf
China[2]     Download pdf
Colombia  FTA 2011 Download pdf
Costa Rica FTA 2014 Download pdf
EAC[3]     Download pdf
Ecuador  JDC   Download pdf
Egypt  FTA 2007  Download pdf
EU  EEA, CH-Bilateral  1994 (EEA)  Download pdf
Faroe Islands  FTA[4] 1993 (IS)  Download pdf
GCC[5] FTA 2014 Download pdf
Georgia Neg   Download pdf
Guatemala FTA   Download pdf
Honduras Neg   Download pdf
Hong Kong, China  FTA 2012 Download pdf
India  Neg   Download pdf
Indonesia  Neg   Download pdf
Israel FTA 1993 Download pdf
Japan[6]     Download pdf
Jordan FTA 2002 Download pdf
Kazakhstan  Neg   Download pdf
Lebanon FTA 2007 Download pdf
Macedonia FTA 2002 Download pdf
Malaysia Neg   Download pdf
Mauritius JDC   Download pdf
MERCOSUR[7] JDC   Download pdf
Mexico FTA 2001 Download pdf
Mongolia JDC   Download pdf
Montenegro FTA 2012 Download pdf
Morocco FTA 1999 Download pdf
Myanmar JDC   Download pdf
Pakistan JDC    Download pdf
Palestinian Authority FTA 1999 Download pdf
Panama FTA 2014 Download pdf
Peru FTA 2011 Download pdf
Philippines Neg   Download pdf
Republic of Korea FTA 2006 Download pdf
Russia Neg   Download pdf
SACU[8] FTA 2008 Download pdf
Serbia FTA 2010 Download pdf
Singapore FTA 2003 Download pdf
Thailand Neg   Download pdf
Tunisia FTA 2005 Download pdf
Turkey FTA 1992 Download pdf
Ukraine FTA 2012 Download pdf
USA     Download pdf
Vietnam Neg   Download pdf


Acronyms and Abbreviations

  • EEA:  European Economic Area
  • FTA:  Free Trade Agreement
  • JDC:  Joint Declaration on Cooperation
  • CH-Bilateral: Swiss Bilateral Agreements with the EU
  • Neg:  Negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement in the EFTA framework are ongoing
  • Expl:  Exploratory talks/feasibility study phase that may lead to negotiations



[1] Indicates the date of entry into force of the agreement for the first EFTA State that ratified it. Dates of entry into force for a given agreement may vary slightly between EFTA States. Note that several agreements foresee dismantling periods for the tariffs of the partner country.

[2] Bilateral FTAs between China and Iceland and China and Switzerland. Entered into force in 2013.

[3] East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda).

[4] Bilateral Free Trade Agreements between the Faroe Islands and Iceland, Norway and Switzerland respectively.

[5] Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates).

[6] Bilateral FTA between Japan and Switzerland. Entered into force in 2009.

[7] Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.

[8] Southern African Customs Union (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland).


Source:  World Trade Atlas/Global Trade Atlas. Trade flows are those recorded as EFTA States' imports and exports.

For the list of member and observer countries to the World Trade Organization (WTO), please go to the WTO website.

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