Negotiations for a free trade agreement with Ukraine in the framework of EFTA were launched in April 2009 and concluded on 2 June, 2010. The agreement was signed by the competent ministers on 24 June, 2010 and has entered into force on 1 June 2012.
The chapter on trade in services, whose specific commitments follows a positive approach, consists of two sectoral annexes: one for financial and one for telecommunications services. This chapter does not contain obligations on standstill and ratchet.
Last modification 20.12.2016