This deal is an initiative toward a free trade agreement (FTA) with the four-member EFTA
,a s per the Trade officials.
Recognising that better outcomes can be achieved by joining forces, the EFTA
States have used EFTA
as a platform for pursuing free trade agreements (FTAs).
as a trade partnerWith a combined population of around 13 million, the EFTA
States are the world's 11th largest merchandise trader, as well as significant actors in the areas of trade in services and foreign direct investment.
Ukraine mostly exports inorganic chemicals to the EFTA
Both sides have agreed that a recommendation to conclude a Joint Declaration on Cooperation between EFTA
states and Pakistan will be submitted to EFTA
Ministers at their next meeting on 28th June 2012, in view of a possible signing of such declaration at the following EFTA
Ministerial meeting on 26th November, 2012 in Geneva.
Both the sides, exchanged information on the economic situation in their countries and discussed trade and investment flows between EFTA
and Pakistan and their respective approaches to their preferential trade relations with third counties.
The Jordan Chamber of Industry will organize on Thursday a workshop in cooperation with the Jordan Chamber of Commerce on the sidelines of the meetings to shed more light on the free trade agreement between Jordan and EFTA
and review the possibility for Jordanian products to enter EFTA
The FTA was signed on the sidelines of the EFTA
pact was first proposed at an EFTA
ministerial meeting in December 2000.
We have the authority under the EFTA
to adopt additional disclosures but must weigh the value of additional consumer protection against the additional compliance costs that would be imposed.
members are drawn from all segments of the financial industry and include bankcard associations, financial institutions, ATM networks and owners, equipment manufacturers and technology companies.
The economies of the EFTA
countries are open, and trade accounts for a significant part of their economic performance.