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EFTA and Albania promote exports under Free Trade Agreement

At two Export Promotion seminars held in Tirana and Shkodra on 10 and 11 March 2011, Albanian businesses were informed on how to use the EFTA-Albania Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to enhance their exports to the EFTA markets.

EFTA-Albania Free Trade Agreement to enter into force on 1 November 2010

Following ratification of the EFTA-Albania Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Albania, the FTA will enter into force between these three parties on 1 November 2010. For Iceland and Norway, it will become effective after the completion of their respective ratification procedures.

EFTA and Albania finalise free trade negotiations

The four EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland) and Albania initialed the texts for a Free Trade Agreement on 26 June 2009 in Geneva, after just two rounds of negotiations.

EFTA and Albania hold first round of free trade negotiations

The first round of negotiations between the EFTA States and Albania took place in Tirana on 12-14 May 2009. The substantive progress achieved bodes well for the further process towards the conclusion of a Free Trade Agreement.

Seminar on the European Economic Area - EEA - 9 February 2021