List of Free Trade Agreements of Switzerland

State Secretariat for Economic Affairs
Free Trade Agreements / EFTA unit, 01.09.2018

Free Trade Agreements of Switzerland1

Europe Status / comments
EFTA-Convention2 Entry into force: 3 May 1960
European Community (EC)3 Entry into force: 1 January 1973; bilateral CH-EC
Faeroe Islands Entry into force: 1 March 1995; bilateral CH-Faeroe
Macedonia Entry into force: 1 May 2002
Albania Entry into force: 1 November 2010
Serbia Entry into force: 1 October 2010
Ukraine Entry into force: 1 June 2012
Montenegro
Entry into force: 1 September 2012
Bosnia-Herzegovina Entry into force: 1 January 2015
Georgia
Entry into force: 1 May 2018
Customs union Russia -Belarus-Kazakhstan In negotiations
Croatia FTA terminated: 01.07.2013 (accession of Croatia to the EU)
Mediterranean basin Status / comments
Turkey Entry into force: 1 April 1992; modernised agreement signed on 25.06.2018
Israel Entry into force: 1 July 1993
Palestinian Authority Entry into force: 1 July 1999
Morocco Entry into force: 1 December 1999
Jordan Entry into force: 1 September 2002
Tunisia Application since 1 June 2005 ; Entry into force: 1 June 2006
Lebanon Entry into force: 1 January 2007
Egypt Application since 1 August 2007. Entry into force: 1 September 2008
Algeria In negotiations
Worldwide Status / comments
Mexico Entry into force: 1 July 2001
Singapore Entry into force: 1 January 2003
Chile Entry into force: 1 December 2004
Republic of Korea Entry into force: 1 September 2006
SACU4 Entry into force: 1 May 2008
Canada Entry into force: 1 July 2009
Japan Entry into force: 1 September 2009. Bilateral CH-Japan
Colombia Entry into force: 1 July 2011
Peru Entry into force: 1 July 2011
Hong Kong Entry into force: 1 October 2012
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC)5 Entry into force: 1 July 2014
China Entry into force: 1 July 2014, bilateral Switzerland - China
Central American States6 Entry into force: 29 August 2014 (Panama and Costa Rica)
Philippines Entry into force: 1 June 2018
Ecuador Free Trade Agreement signed on 25.06.2018
Thailand
In negotiations
Indonesia In negotiations
India
In negotiations
Vietnam In negotiations
Malaysia In negotiations
MERCOSUR7   In negotiations
The EFTA States have signed Declarations on cooperation with the following partners: Mongolia, Mauritius, Pakistan, Myanmar and Nigeria.

1. Without indication, the agreements have been concluded within the framework of EFTA.

2. Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland

3. EU 28

4. South African Custom Union: South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland.

5. Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

6. Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama.

7. Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay

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